Services of Din Mohammad recognized after 66 years

LAHORE: Wrestler Din Mohammad after sixty-six years, after his gold medal-winning effort for Pakistan in the Asian Games, his services were finally acknowledged by the government of Punjab which on Tuesday appointed his grandson in the Sports Board Punjab.

Wrestler Din Mohammad after sixty-six years, after his gold medal-winning effort for Pakistan in the Asian Games, his services were finally acknowledged by the government of Punjab which on Tuesday appointed his grandson in the Sports Board Punjab.

In May this year Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti a Punjab Sports Minister promised a job for Din’s family when he visited the elderly wrestler’s house to acknowledge his services for the country.

Sin Mohammad who is the 90-years-old, unfortunately, has been living in very poor condition with no proper financial resources. Government was failed to recognize him as a proud of Pakistan.

On Tuesday, Faisal Ali, Din’s grandson received the appointment letter from the provincial minister Rai Taimoor Khan at the Punjab Sports Board offices.

Meanwhile, the minister said, “It’s our prime obligation to look after our national heroes.

Rai Taimoor also added, “Din Mohammad is Pakistan’s first gold medallist in any international sports event. He did great services for Pakistan and that’s why he deserved to be honoured at every level,” According to the minister, Din Mohammad’s name has also been recommended to Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar for a house in ‘Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme’.

The minister said a blessing store for the government assistance of public games saints and competitors has been remembered for the recently framed Sports Policy of Punjab, which must be endorsed by the commonplace bureau.

In the meantime, Faisal grandson of Din Mohammad said: “I’m proud of my grandfather Din Mohammad for his great achievements in wrestling. I will also perform my duties with full honesty and dedication at the Sports Board Punjab.”

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