Nisar Ahmed Shahwani of Balochistan was elected as the president of Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) on Friday, while Wajid Ali Chaudhry of Punjab as the secretary.
The electoral meeting was held at the Punjab Olympic Association’s office at Lahore. Pakistan Sports Board’s senior official Raja Zulfiqar Akhtar and PbOA’s Idrees Haider Khawaja was also present as observers on behalf of the Board and Pakistan Olympic Association (POA).
Before Nisar, Mian Iftikhar Hussain of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the president of PBF. Nisar is also secretary of Balochistan Badminton Association. Ex-president Iftikhar left the seat due to his political engagements, he is a senior provincial leader of the Awami National Party (ANP).
Mian Iftikhar had nominated former vice-president of PBF Zafar Ali Khan to preside over the meeting.