LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Haider Hussain has expressed his concern over the approach the constitution was interpreted in the National Assembly session.
“Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Khawaja Asif and all the to all honorable members of the National Assembly are being sent the summary of the PHF constitution to apprise them that the PHF is being run according to the constitution,” mentioned Haider, who additional added that the president of PHF has been constitutionally elected in the current elections.
“Their constitutional term is 2022 to 2026 which is recognized by Pakistan Olympics Association, Asian Hockey Federation and International Hockey Federation (FIH).”
He additional mentioned that it isn’t written wherever in the constitution of the PHF that the put up of president is for one time period.
“PHF Constitution clause 12.9.2 provides for the constitutional term of the PHF President.”
Haider mentioned that in the assembly of the National Assembly, the Honorable Speaker of the National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf, needed to clarify the standpoint of the Federation on the info given by Khawaja Asif about the PHF and its officers.
Haider added that PHF is a constitutionally impartial group affiliated with the International Hockey Federation (FIH), Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) and Pakistan Olympic Association (POA).
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