British boxer Amir Khan has announced to set up a boxing academy in Gwadar for the local youth to train and enhance their boxing skills.
Khan was speaking in Palo Alto, California at the American launch of China Pak Investments Corporation (CPIC)’s drive. Speaking at the launch event, the former World Champion boxer said that he has decided to buy land in Gwadar where he intends to invest for living as well as for investment purpose.
“Gwadar has become the next desirable investment destination. It’s a happening place and offers vast opportunities. I trust the team of CPIC looking after investment portfolios and investment projects. My intention is to set up Amir Khan Boxing Academy there,” he said
He also added that this will provide the locals’ opportunity to train and get into fitness.
The 31-year-old former world champion appealed to overseas investors to look at the prospects Gwadar is offering and invest there to help build a better and brighter Pakistan. “Gwadar is the future of emerging Pakistan,” he said.