Mirwais Nab, Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on September 27th 2017 awarded Afghan sportsmen who won medals in Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2017 games which took place in Ashgabat.
Mirwais Nab praised Hussain Safari Men’s 62 Kg Ju-Jitsu gold medal winner and Zohra Rezaye Mauythai silver medalist for their talent and hard work in these games.
Afghan Ambassador congratulated the Afghan Futsal team for their hard work and wished them great success in future games in the international arenas. It was the first time that Afghanistan has finished in the top four at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
Afghan Ambassador said that sport is the only field which can unite us all under one roof without any prejudice. He added that the Government of I.R. Afghanistan is thinking of allocating a specific budget to promotion of sports in Afghanistan. Government is preparing a four-year plan for sports and is ready for cooperation and stresses full impartiality in sports.
At the end Ambassador Nab presented the presents that were arranged by the Embassy of I.R. Afghanistan in Ashgabat to the President of Afghan Olympics Committee, General Directorate of Physical Education and Sport of Afghanistan, sportsmen, coaches and the administrative personnel for their outstanding achievements during the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2017 games.