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RISJA election: Shakir Abbasi clinches top slot

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RISJA election: Shakir Abbasi clinches top slot

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Islamabad (TP) Jan 29, 2021: Shakir Abbasi was elected President of Rawalpindi Islamabad Sports Journalists Association (RISJA) while Wafa Abbas and Nauman Maqsood clinched the slot of vice-president.

For presidential slot, Shakir Abbasi got 27 votes while his opponent, Nasir Aslam Raja, grabbed only 16 votes.

Shah Khalid Secretary, Rizwan Ahmed Dhillon, Finance Secretary and Arsalan Shirazi, Senior Vice President, were elected unopposed.

The elections of Rawalpindi Islamabad Sports Journalists Association (RISJA) were held on Friday at Sports Complex Islamabad in which polling continued from 11am to 4pm.

Chairman of Election Committee Zahid Farooq Malik announced the results after completion of polls.

According to the Chairman Election Committee, of the total 57 members of RISA, 43 members exercised their franchise, in which Shakir Abbasi got 27 votes and was elected President while his opponent Nasir Aslam Raja got 16 votes.

Similarly, Wafa Abbas got 36 votes, Nauman Maqsood 28 and Aqeel Anjum got 13 votes.

It should be noted here that Shah Khalid, Secretary, Rizwan Ahmed Dahlon, Finance Secretary, Arsalan Abbas Shirazi, Senior Vice President, Rozina Ali, Vice President (woman) and Neelam Arshad, Joint Secretary, have already been elected unopposed.

Similarly, Ahsan Abbas, Zeeshan Qayyum, Zain Malik, Maria Rajput and Arafa Feroz have also been elected unopposed for the governing body.

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