ISLAMABAD President and Chief Executive Askari Bank Ltd M R Mehkari has extended warm and deepest appreciation to the Punjab Squash Executive Committee for organising the 8th COAS International Squash Championship 2010 in an excellent manner, says a press release. On the opening ceremony of 8th Chief of the Army International Squash Championship 2010, M R Mehkari, President and Chief Executive Askari Bank Ltd said that sports play a pivotal role in the physical, mental and moral training of our youth and is the best means of establishing identity and reputation of a country and through fullest participation in various sport competitions, Pakistan will promote its image as a moderate and enlightened country, he said. He also advised to youth to take part in co curricular activities, particularly sports besides their studies as it is the best way of expressing their hidden talent and potentials. He also mentioned the names of the legends in the squash like Hashim Khan, Roshan Khan, Jahangir Khan, Jansher Khan and their utmost efforts to promote the Squash at national and international level. He mentioned that Askari Bank strongly supports events that enhance the well being of the community and has sponsored various national and international tournaments, including hockey, squash, golf, polo, tennis, volleyball, swimming at both amateur and professional level for effective promotion of sports in the country.