Oman hockey: SAS Naqvi to be honoured in India
December 9, 2017 | 7:01 PM
by Times News Service
SAS Naqvi

Muscat: In recognition of his immense contribution to sports, veteran hockey personality Saiyed Ali Sibtain Naqvi will be presented with an award by a publishing group that runs news portal

SAS Naqvi, who is a former coach of Oman national hockey team and also served both Oman Hockey Association and Oman Olympic Committee as the technical advisor, will be among a handful of achievers to be honoured on December 22.

The awarding ceremony is scheduled to take place at Deputy Speaker Hall, Constitution Club of India in New Delhi.

The group initiated the awards, named ‘Bharat Gaurav Samman’ to recognise the ‘great achievers in various categories who have, through their accomplishments, have broken barriers, set examples and are role models to our society’.

In a letter addressed to Naqvi informing of the group’s decision to honour the Oman-based Indian hockey personality, Chairman and Group Editor of Ramprakash Verma said: “It gives us immense pleasure to inform you about the presentation ceremony of ‘Bharat Gaurav Samman’ on December 22. The highlight of the ceremony will be the presentation of ‘Bharat Gaurav Samman’ awards to a select brand of great achievers in the field of business, literature, education, fashion and design, heath and science, journalism, sports, entertainment and social welfare.

“These awards aim to acknowledge the achievements and contribution of iconic Indians, who have made us pround and strengthened the foundation of our society.”

“It would be an honour for us to felicitate you for hyour outstanding achievements and services. We would like to cordially invite you to the ‘Bharat Gaurav Samman’ as a respected awardee,” he added.

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