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US CG Grace Shelton holds Tennis and Badminton Diplomacy Day


KARACHI: After cricket and football US Consulate General has added Tennis and Badminton to its arsenal in its latest edition of sports diplomacy at CG’s official residence situated on FJR Wednesday  9th of August.

According to details the American diplomatic mission and Sindh Tennis Association co-sponsored the Tennis & Badminton Diplomacy Day involving forty boys and girls studying in local area schools to play and learn the games.

Speaking on the occasion Consul General said that sports offered a tremendous opportunity to enhance mutual understanding, as it brings people and nations together”.

The goal of sports diplomacy is to promote the positive attributes of sports, including teamwork, physical fitness and the positive effect sports can have on the self-esteem of Pakistani girls and boys. 


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.