As a commitment to supporting the young talent of Pakistan, Hutchison Ports Pakistan, the country’s first deep-water container terminal has sponsored a sports trip of Hoor Fawad – Pakistan’s youngest table tennis player in the women category – to represent Pakistan at the Islamic Solidarity Games, scheduled to commence on August 9 in Konya, Turkey.
The initiative is aligned with the approach of supporting the young talent of Pakistan and offer opportunities to represent Pakistan at international events and forums.
13-year-old Hoor started playing table tennis at age of 8-year and proved her mettle by bagging her first gold medal in Sindh Games at the age of 9. She continued her winning streak and won the Women’s Karachi Champion title at the age of 11. Playing alongside many experienced players, Hoor won 2 gold medals in Senior National Championship Lahore and one silver and Bronze medal each in the South Asia under-15 category.
She is the national champion in the under-15 category, mixed doubles senior national champion, and team event senior national champion.
Pakistan Sports Federation had conducted trials of the top 12 women players for the Asian Games Hangzhou and Islamic Solidarity Games Konya. Hoor had won 10 out of 12 matches and stood 2nd in trials. She is the youngest women player to represent Pakistan at international events.
Head of Business Unit, Hutchison Ports Pakistan – Captain Syed Rashid Jamil said that “Hutchison Ports Pakistan is committed to supporting youth-oriented initiatives and other causes of national interest. Offering opportunities to the youth of the country is one of our top priorities as a corporate entity. We will continue to support initiatives that offer opportunities to the young generation and enable them to excel their skills and talent in different fields.”
Jubilant Hoor said, “I will make every effort to perform exceptionally in this competition and
make Pakistan proud. I am thankful to Hutchison Ports Pakistan for their support and sponsoring
my sports trip to represent Pakistan at an international sports event.”