PFF denial

Published June 18, 2015

In a communication to Dawn, Lt. Col (r) Ahmad Yar Khan Lodhi, General Secretary of the Pakistan Football Federation, has denied contents of a story, titled “Was PFF involved in ‘Qatar-gate’ controversy?”, published in Dawn’s issues of Sept 17, 2014, and said all decisions taken by it conformed to standard operating procedures.

The PFF official denied his organisation’s involvement in ‘Qatargate’ and said no money had been paid in the personal account of the PFF chief. The letter said that any monetary assistance given by FIFA, the Asian Football Confedera­tion or any other agency “is deposited in the official bank account of the PFF and is never deposited in the bank account of any office-bearer of PFF”.

Dawn stands corrected and apologises for the error. Any hurt caused to any PFF official is deeply regretted.

Published in Dawn, June 18th, 2015

On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn Mobile App: Apple Store | Google Play

Opinion

Editorial

Under pressure
Updated 25 Jan, 2022

Under pressure

It is fairly obvious that PM is cognisant of the trouble that his government is in from a political and economic perspective.
25 Jan, 2022

Ukraine tensions

TENSIONS between Nato and Russia over Ukraine have reached a critical pass, and there are genuine fears of a fresh...
25 Jan, 2022

Defeating polio

WITH Pakistan in the decisive stage of the battle against polio, every vaccination campaign is of significance as it...
24 Jan, 2022

Anti-extremism policy

HAD there been more far-sighted policymaking on the part of the state and an understanding of how religious ...
Government’s silence
Updated 24 Jan, 2022

Government’s silence

A MAJOR trial is underway in London during which Pakistan has repeatedly been mentioned as the place where payment...
24 Jan, 2022

Cutting mangroves

FOR Karachi, the mangrove cover along its coastline is a thin line of defence against potential oceanic and climatic...