The Prime Minister’s Office issued an official statement in which it stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated Haider Ali for winning Pakistan’s first-ever Paralympic Gold Medal at the Paralympics.
“His discus throw of 55.26 meters earned him the gold medal, bringing the entire PakistanFlag of Pakistan to its feet,” the statement continued.
Congratulations #HaiderAli on winning the first ever Gold Medal for Pakistan in #Paralympics. His discus throw of 55.26m won him the medal, making the whole Pakistan🇵🇰 proud#TokyoParalympic pic.twitter.com/hiro6kMgsI
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) September 3, 2021
Haider Ali was also congratulated by Babar Azam, the captain of the national cricket team, who remarked, “You have made us all proud.” Continue to be an inspiration to all of us.”
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) September 3, 2021
“Congratulations to #HaiderAli for winning Pakistan’s first gold medal at the Paralympic Games in the Men’s Discus Throw,” Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi wrote on Twitter.
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) September 3, 2021
It should be noted that, after a long wait, Pakistan has finally received its first-ever gold medal as Haider Ali, the world-renowned discus thrower, has topped the podium at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
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