Asia Cup 2023: Pakistan to host Shooting Championship
Secretary General of the National Rifle Association of Pakistan Razi Ahmed Khan said that Pakistan will host the Asia Cup for the first time, Asian Shooting Confederation (ASC) circulated a hosting application on 13 March 2022 to member federations for the hosting of Asian Shotgun Cup and Asian Rifle/Pistol Cup in 2023.
According to Razi Ahmed, India and Iran were candidates for hosting the event but the executive committee hosted Pakistan which is an honor for us.
“I have been making efforts despite resistance to bring an international shooting event to Pakistan as no event of this level has ever been held in the country,” said Razi.
On this occasion, teams from 25 countries including India will come to Pakistan. Asia Cup 2023 will be held in Lahore in March.
Rating points will be earned from this event, therefore the participation of top shooter is expected.