Karachi, August 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy lifted the 2nd Parvez Abbasi Open Shooting Championship 2018 trophy securing Total of 63 Medals, out of which 20 gold, 24 Silver and 19 Bronze, followed by Pakistan Army secured 2nd position with 4 gold and 3 bronze. Sindh won 1 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze as the tournament concluded on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the Pakistan Navy Shooting Range, PNS Karsaz, Karachi. Best shooter representing Pakistan NAVY was Mr. Ghufran Adil with 2 gold and 1 silver.
Chief guest Mrs. Askara Abbasi, wife of the late Parvez Abbasi distributed the medals among the competitors. Speaking at the closing ceremony, Commodore (R) Ghazanfar Abbas, Event Director of Parvez Abbasi Open Shooting Championship, praised the athletes for their participation.
“The Parvez Abbasi Open Shooting Championship is a big success. It is a mega event with teams participating from all across Pakistan,” Commodore Ghazanfar Abbas said and extended his appreciation to Mrs. Parvez Abbasi and the family of the late Parvez Abbasi as without their support this event would not have been possible. Parvez Abbasi Open Shooting Championship is an annual event held to celebrate the life and achievements of Parvez Abbasi, the founding secretary of the National Rifle Association.
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Directorate of Public Relations,
Naval Headquarters, Islamabad, Pakistan