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Mr. Muhammad Asif Bajwa, Secretary General, Pakistan Hockey Federation in a press statement said that he was shocked to learn the sad demise of Olympian Munir Ahmed Dar (Gold Medalist), who expired on Wednesday.
 
He was a noble hearted Olympian who had made very valuable and tremendous contributions in the field of sports in Pakistan in particular, the promotion of hockey. 
 
Munir Ahmed Dar was a genius, intellectual and mastermind of hockey, who always guided PHF with his valuable suggestions, which always helped us to overcome the problems. His contribution and dedicated efforts will go down in the annals of sports history of Pakistan. He was a devoted and committed person with our national game.
 
Mr. Qasim Zia, President PHF and Mr. Muhammad Asif Bajwa, Secretary General PHF on their personal behalf and on behalf of PHF, offered heart-felt condolences and pray that Allah Almighty may rest the departed soul in His Infinite Mercy. They also prayed fortitude for the members of the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. Aameen.
 
PHF also announced a Reference in memory of Great Munir Dar in coming days after consultation with the bereaved family.
  
Source: PHF Media Release