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The Game Changer: Football League of Top Football Clubs of Pakistan

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Haider Ali Daud | Founder & CEO Strawberry Sports Management

Background to Football Leagues:Football is world’s most popular sport, and its global events are the most watched competitions in the world. Football also boasts most professional sports leagues besides many other front top ranking accolades. The scale of global outreach and commercial value of top football leagues is second to none. In fact football was the breeding ground of sports league. Football league is reference to a distinct format of the game in which football clubs come head to head with each other in highly competitive and commercially visible environment. Football clubs are the backbone of the global dominance of football.

Football in Pakistan:Out of the 64% total youth population in Pakistan, 30% were expected to have followed the FIFA World Cup. Football is watched, played and loved all across the country. Despite great potential & sporting talent is Pakistan; it is quite unfortunate for Pakistan to stand nowhere when it comes to Football. Currently ranked at 199, the team has hardly won any global or regional titles for the country. Pakistan currently has more than 2,500 clubs registered all over the country which serve as nurseries for young players, however they have never been considered stakeholder of football. Some of the major challenges faced by these football clubs are as follows:
• Lack of Major Events in the Country
• Insufficient Investment
• Lack of Corporate Identity
• No Media Coverage
• No Support from Sports Federation & Government

Football Clubs at the Centre Stage in Pakistan for the First Time!

Pakistan football fans, enthusiasts and players are full of joy about a great development lately. Pakistan’s first professionally run sports management organization, Strawberry Sports Management is bringing a one-of-its-kind football league on a ten (10) years’ plus format that is centered on the top football clubs of the country. Slated for 2019, the League is placing football clubs as the foundation of game & player development.

The league will have nationwide coverage and participation from top clubs from all the provinces of the country, Azad Jammu Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, North and South Waziristan. The League shall create numerous branding opportunities for all stakeholders and its coverage across all platforms shall bode well for bringing out the true football talent of the country in the world. The League shall also scout, hunt, and nurture fresh talent from across the country. That’s a first too in Pakistan where in past couple of years top international retired players were toured in main cities of the country in highly extravagant manner without any impact on ground for Pakistani players!

Here’s hoping that the ground breaking football league around top football clubs of Pakistan gets to become a top notch national and international football league that brings joy and pride for the game lovers. Media and Government need to play their due role as facilitators for this great National Cause!

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The Most Majestic Libraries In The World

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Though they are losing ground to the e-book and the audio book, libraries were once central hubs of human intellectual progress. There’s something about them that still attracts people, however – whether it’s their magnificent architecture or the unmistakable smell of books and dust, scholars and dreamers alike still enjoy perusing their hoards of literary treasures.

Because of their critical importance, libraries were often built to be beautiful and built to last. Combined with the sometimes priceless treasures that they hold, their simultaneously enormous and intimate spaces possess a charm that no other type of building can command.

If you know of any other amazing libraries that should be celebrated on this list, then please add them. You can vote for your favorite houses of knowledge as well!

1. Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

2. The National Library Of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

3. Biblioteca Real Gabinete Portugues De Leitura, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

4. St. Florian Monastery, Austria

5. The Admont Library, Admont, Austria

6. George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland, Usa

7. Handelingenkamer Tweede Kamer Der Staten-generaal Den Haag Iii, Netherlands

8. Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria

9. Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbra, Portugal

10. Bibliothèque Nationale De France, Paris, France

11. The Old Public Library Of Cincinnati, Ohio, Usa

12. The City Library, Stuttgart, Germany

13. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, Connecticut, Usa

14. New York Public Library

15. The Iowa State Law Library, Iowa, Usa

16. Bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève, Paris, France

17. Walker Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa

18. The Oberlausitzische Library Of Science, Gorlitz, Germany

19. The Library Of Congress, Washington, D.c., Usa

20. St John’s College Library, Cambridge, Uk

21. Technical University “gheorghe Asachi” Library, Iasi, Romania

22. Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paris, France

23. Harper Library, Usa

24. Vennesla Library, Vennesla, Norway

25. The National Library Of China, Beijing, China

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Ali Rehman Khan Signs Up with WWF Pakistan as Their Goodwill Ambassador

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Karachi: The most talented actor from the Pakistani drama industry, Ali Rehman Khanfollowing his rise to fame and success, has recently joined hands with WWF Pakistan as their Goodwill Ambassador.

In a meeting with the WWF Pakistan, it was announced that Ali Rehman Khan will be teaming up with them, raising awareness for the growth and preservation of our ever-deteriorating natural environment. WWF Pakistan is a non-profit organization that aims to protect the natural resources, encouraging people to protect and conserve their surroundings, including the natural flora and fauna.

Khan, known for his impeccable acting skills, has reportedly commented: “Pakistan is vulnerable to so many natural disasters and we don’t even realize how the carbon footprint we are leaving on the planet can worsen this current climatic change. It is my pleasure to try and play my part in trying to bring a change and motivate our citizens to conserve energy, reduce waste and raise further awareness for this cause.” Ali Rehman Khan has been on a roll lately, joining local campaigns to raise a voice for the betterment of the society. Previously he also joined the bandwagon of the famous ‘Jahez Khori Band Karo’ movement, against the rampant dowry system in our culture. Khan has not just become the heartthrob of the country with his good looks and flawless acting; he also has taken it upon himself to inspire the public to make an effort to improve their situation. He sure seems to be fast approaching ultimate triumph in the Pakistani entertainment industry. PRESS RELEASE

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Daniel Johns Group launches “Celavi ” in Islamabad

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Islamabad: Global Property Investment Company; owned and managed by Mr. Khalid Iqbal Bhatti(Chairman and group owner); Daniel Johns Group was launched in Islamabad at a grand ceremony held at Serena Hotel. The purpose of the event was to introduce the Daniel Johns Pakistan latest project “Celavi.”

A modern luxury service living, offering Single, Duplex, Triplex apartments, Penthouses and Commercial shops, in Bahria Enclave, Islamabad.

 Daniel Johns is one of the leading property investment companies, which specializes in fully built and tenanted properties. It boasts a collective experience of 15 years, and operates across 7 countries worldwide. Its genuineness is proven by the strong history of its successful clientele, its success rate of selling completed and tenanted projects, and by the examples that it has set of meeting the desires and demands of clients. With 100+ of highly motivated agents, constantly remain geared up to cater  clients’ needs. Clients range from individuals to groups, entrepreneurs to enterprises, landlords to tenants and buyers to seller.

Daniel Johns Group has completed and delivered over 30 projects worth over £250 million in the past 5 years. The properties are fully tenanted and 100% returns have been paid to investors. Daniel Johns Group has many projects in the pipeline with a combined net worth of over £250 to £300 million. Projects are under construction and due to be delivered in 2018/2019. Daniel Johns Group has been operating number of popular and successful food franchise brands as a Master Franchise holders.

It is challenging to earn reverence and prominence in such a hyper active field of real estate market where all the companies claim to be the most successful. However, with its recent introduction in Pakistan, Mr. Khalid (chairman) hopes to provide its clients with a leading asset class, low risk and profitable investment at affordable prices.

A very upscale and grand event was held on Friday 12th of April,2018 to formally launch Daniel John’s group in Pakisfan. The event was personally attended by the group chairman Mr. Khalid Iqbal bhatti along with Mr. Paul van staden (CEO franchising) and Mr. Peter summersgill (Group director) and the rest of the UK team.    The grand Event at Serena Hotel was hosted by Actress/ Model / Hostess Sharmeen Ali and Super Models Nadia Hussain and Cybil Chaudary were conspicuous of their Glamorous presence along with Host Asimyar Tiwana and Models Sabeen, Zaara, Nosheen, Jiya, Amina, Zoya, Sunny and Zainab. The Audience was thoroughly entertained by the whit of Shafaat Ali and the lovely voice of Ammanat Ali . The PR of the Event and Talent Coordination done by Rezz PR and Events.

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