ISLAMABAD - Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) Minister Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada, presided over the joint meeting of Pakistan Tennis Federation, Pakistan Sports Board, Law Enforcement Agencies and Islamabad Administration (Chief Commissioner’s Office) at Pakistan Sports Complex Saturday.

Minister was informed about the preparations regarding security and administrative arrangements of the upcoming Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and South Korea, to be held on February 2-3 at Pakistan Sports Complex.

PTF president Salim Saifullah Khan along with the PTF management, Jamil Hashmi (SSP, Security Division Islamabad) along with the representative of special branch and Islamabad traffic police, DG PSB, Dr Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera along with the PSB management and representatives of Chief Commissioner's office were present on the occasion.

Mian Riaz appreciated the efforts of Salim Saifullah and his team for revival of international tennis in Pakistan and the successful holding of the Davis Cup ties and ITF futures events. The minister also appreciated the efforts of the Islamabad police and other law enforcement agencies for providing excellent security arrangements for smooth conduct of the events.

The minister also emphasised that enhanced Security measures may be ensured, once again for the scheduled Davis Cup tie. He was pleased to note that the PSB, PTF, Islamabad Police and Islamabad administration have worked in tandem as a well-knit team and their efforts have been acknowledged and highly appreciated by the tennis fraternity, diplomatic community, dignitaries and tennis lovers.

Salim thanked the Minister IPC, DG-PSB, Islamabad Police and Islamabad administration for their outright support saying that the concerted efforts of the stakeholders have helped PTF in holding of such prestigious events in Islamabad.