Hussain Shah seeks government help


Hussain Shah- a Pakistani boxer claimed that he did not get the land promised by the Sindh government as a reward for winning the bronze medal for Pakistan in Olympics 1988.

In a video message from Tokyo, Shah said that he was the first ever Pakistani boxer to clinch the bronze medal in Olympics 1988.

“I was the first boxer to achieve this milestone,” he said.

According to Shah, he has also paid for the land and all the documents related to it are on his name.

Shah who also won the gold five times in South Asian games, appealed to the newly elected Prime Minister to take notice of this issue.

“I request to the respected prime minister to take notice of the issue and provide me the promised land,” he stated in his video message.

Shah born in Lyari, Karachi which is famous to produce talented boxers who represented Pakistan at International level.

In 1989, Shah received Sitara-i-Imtiaz medal from Government of Pakistan.

Shah who dominated Asian boxing circuit from 1980 to 1988, currently residing in Japan.