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Amir Khan and his wife arrives in Lahore for Punjab Open Boxing Championship

British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has landed in Lahore to take part in the closing ceremony of the Inter-Division Punjab Open Boxing Championship.

Sports Board Punjab, under the directives of Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan, has completed the arrangements for closing ceremony of Inter-Division Punjab Open Boxing Championship scheduled to be held at Al-Hamra Cultural Complex at 4.00pm on May 15.

Olympic medallist British boxing star Amir Khan along with his wife will be chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony. Young boys and girls will play final bouts of their respective weight categories in the presence of British boxing star Amir Khan along with his wife.

While addressing a press conference at National Hockey Stadium on Friday, the Punjab sports board chairman Jahangir Khanzada had announced that Khan would be attending the closing ceremony of the tournament which would be a great source of encouragement for young boxers.

The closing ceremony will take place tonight at the Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall.

According to the boxer he had come to Pakistan to work on the development of boxing in the country.

Earlier Khan while talking to the media in London had said that Pakistan is a haven for investors and that he will be establishing many training academies for boxing in Gwadar and some other cities in Pakistan.

He had added he will be working with leading real estate developer CPIC for the purpose.

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