Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has met with the boxer Muhammad Waseem and congratulated him on defeating Philippines’ Conrado Tanamor in the first round of their fight in Dubai.
The meeting was held the COAS office, reports DG ISPR on social media saying: ‘COAS met boxer Muhammad Waseem at his office. Congratulated him for the recent achievement bringing honour for the country. “Talent like you is our pride, we are here to support youngsters like you having potential and positive energy”, COAS.’
COAS met boxer Muhammad Waseem at his office. Congratulated him for the recent achievement bringing honour for the country. “Talent like you is our pride, we are here to support youngsters like you having potential and positive energy”, COAS. pic.twitter.com/2sweNyY1AH
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) September 18, 2019
The star boxer who is also known as Falcon returned home after winning in spectacular style on Friday by knocking out his Filipino opponent within 82 seconds of the opening round.
— Falcon Waseem 🦅 (@iamfalconwaseem) September 16, 2019
Though his unnoticed return garnered the attention of the former Pakistan cricket captain Wassem Akram who took to social media apologizing to his namesake boxer.
However, his win was acknowledged later by many of the prominent celebrities, who took to social media congratulating Waeem over his remarkable victory.
Extremely proud of our boxing star #MuhammadWasim who knocked out Philippine’s Conrado Tanamor in just 82 seconds in Dubai on Friday taking him to 9th place in #WBC flyweight rankings. pic.twitter.com/kC8haLFoGV
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) September 17, 2019
Well done champion. Mohammed Waseem. Great win for Pakistan. I just found out by MTK promotions boss Dan, waseem won his fight in Dubai.
I Will meet him in pakistan soon to talk future plans with waseem pic.twitter.com/HC9IIV2mHH
— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) September 17, 2019
— Nargis Hazara (@Nargiskarateka) September 17, 2019
— Asif Ghafoor (@peaceforchange) September 16, 2019