LAHORE: The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has assured that all the medal winners of Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will receive their due share of cash reward from the PSB as per the decided sports policy. Pakistan athletes won five medals, including gold and four bronze medals in the event.
“The PSB will pay to all the medal winners as per the cash award policy approved by the government,” said Azam Dar, a senior official of Pakistan Sports Board. According to policy, the gold medallist – wrestler Mohammad Inam Butt – will receive five million rupees, while four bronze medallists – wrestlers Tayyab Raza and Mohammad Bilal along with weightlifters Nooh Butt and Talha Talib – will receive Rs one million each. Meanwhile, in a separate message, PSB President Riaz Pirzada and PSB DG Aamer Ali Ahmed have congratulated Inam Butt on winning gold medal in Commonwealth Games wrestling event.