PESHAWAR - Bank of Khyber (BoK) Managing Director Shamsul Qayyum Monday said that the bank had always extended all possible patronage to the healthy sports activities and encouraged players as they represent the nation across the world.

He said this while talking to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sport Writers Association (KPSWA)’s delegation that called on him at his office. The delegation included senior journalist and PSWF secretary Amjad Aziz Malik, KPSWA president Nadar Khawaja and secretary Asim Shiraz. BOK director media Syed Ali Nawaz Gilani was also present there.

A special shield on KPSWA annual event was also presented to Shamsul Qayyum by the visiting delegation. The BoK MD said: “We are planning to organise the bank’s employee’s team of various sports disciplines and they will play with local and other bank’s teams.”

Shams appreciated the vital role of sports journalists in promotion of sports and with special reference of their role to promote players through their write-ups across the world.