According to Deputy Director General of Pakistan Sports Board Technical and Training Mohammad Azam Dar, former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi ordered Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) to release the cash awards to the national heroes, who made the country proud.
Tennis star Aisam ul Haq and Aqeel Khan will be given 1 million rupees each, 0.5 million each to Abid Ali and Muzzamil Murtaza while tennis coaches Hameed ul Haq and Misbah Zia will receive a cash prize of 0.5 million each.
Azam Dar said that Pakistan Sports Board will prepare cheques of Davis Cup team by June 11. He further said that a special grant of 5 million rupees will also be release to Pakistan tennis federation.
Deputy DG Technical Pakistan Sports Board confirmed that the hockey team participated in Commonwealth Games will also get 5 million rupees, while Sports board also got the funds for national hockey team.