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Thursday Mar 08, 2012
By
AFP

Football: Faisal Saleh Hayat made member FIFA’s Strategic Committee

By
AFP
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), president, Faisal Saleh Hayat, on Thursday was appointed as member of "Strategic Committee" of Federation Internationale de Football Associations (FIFA) in addition to his continuation as member of Players' Status Committee.

A PFF official told APP that FIFA Strategic Committee deals with global strategies for football and its political, economic and social status and out of 26 FIFA Committees, FIFA Strategic Committee in the only committee which is headed by the President FIFA Joseph S. Blatter.

"In the history of Pakistan, Faisal holds a unique distinction of becoming member of dual Committees of FIFA from South Asian region," the official said.

He said that the appointment of Faisal as a member FIFA Strategic Committee is a great honour and pride for the nation and entire football family of Pakistan.

"Faisal has been entrusted with yet another elite and prestigious assignment which reflects trust reposed by FIFA in the leadership of Faisal in recognition of services rendered by the President PFF for the promotion of soccer in Asia," he concluded. (APP)