‘Wajid’s election is an honour for Pakistan and he has been elected due to his never-ending services for badminton in the country,’ said a PBF spokesman here on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced its latest world rankings, showing that Tai continues to stay at the top of the rankings for a whopping 125 weeks.
Badminton is particularly popular in Asia, but it is growing in popularity elsewhere too.
Pakistan’s highly-qualified badminton coach Liaqat Ali has been training and coaching the youngsters at the academy.
Shafi, who hails from the Royal family of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh, has been playing badminton from the age of 13 and was the Andhra Pradesh state champion and represented the state in the national championship.
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The month-long tour constitutes three tournaments: Perth International Badminton Tournament [4 8