LAHORE: The Pakistan junior hockey team will tour Australia while the Burras will either tour Pakistan or come to a neutral venue for matches in the near future.
A high-profile delegation of Australia headed by Michele Forster, Director Foreign Affairs and Trade for South Asia, along with Nicole Guihot, First Secretary, Economic and Public Diplomacy, Australian High Commission Islamabad convened a meeting with Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) president retired Brig. Khalid Khokhar and secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Senior in Islamabad on Wednesday.
It has also been decided that Hockey Australia will invite Pakistan’s male and female umpires, coaches and technical staff for their grooming in their domestic activities and coaching education programmes.
Meanwhile, according to a press release issued by the PHF, a high-profile FIH delegation comprising president Leandro Negre, CEO Kelly Fairweather and Asian Hockey Federation CEO Tayyab Ikram will visit Pakistan on Thursday.
The delegation will meet Punjab chief minister, governor and POA president retired Lt. Gen. Syed Arif Hassan for the revival of Pakistan hockey.