Olympics Torch to Touch Islamabad
The Beijing Olympics 2008 torch will reach Islamabad on 16th of april – 2 days down the lane :)
Supposedly Islamabad will be decorated for the event … Let’s see what the two-day wait brings in here.
Islamabad is one of the 22 venues selected around the world for the Beijing 2008 Olympics Torch Relay, said Pakistan Olympics Association (POA) Chairman. Six Olympic Torch Bearers who would represent the sposnors during the torch relay in the country were also announced. The six individuals have been selected for their contributions towards the uplift of the society.
Nominated were Syed Babar Ali, a noted business icon, philanthropist, environmentalist and the chairman Coca Cola Pakistan; Dr Yasmin Rashid who is the founder of Pani Pakistan; former world squash champion and currently president of World Squash Federation Jahangir Khan; Hassan Sardar, renowned former national hockey player and 1984 Olympics gold medalist; Ali Hassan Habib, president WWF-Pakistan; and CARE chairperson Seema Aziz.
One of the three ‘concepts’ of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games is the “Green Olympics”.
Information Courtesy: Dawn
Image Courtesy: Pro Pakistan