LAHORE - Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president Maj Gen (retd) M Akram Sahi has appreciated the decision of Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for not allowing the illegal contingent of Lt Gen (retd) Arif Hasan’s-backed POA in the third Islamic Solidarity Games being held in Malaysia. “We fully support the PSB decision and believe it will help in stopping illegal participation of Pakistan contingents in international meets,” he said. Condemning the action of the defunct faction headed by Arif, he suggested that appropriate action be taken against the defaulters. He also announced full support on his behalf of his team to the IPC minister and PSB for all the actions taken or would be taken for the implementation of Sports Policy 2005 and the Supreme Court and the Lahore High Court’s order. –Staff Reporter