Shehryar Salamat is the Director of Salamat School System and a founding member of Sports ETC, an NGO that serves to promote sports and education amongst underfunded sportsmen and young athletes. He is an avid tennis player as well and his company SSS sponsors an annual national ranking tennis tournament at Punjab Coaching Center.
Aqeel Khan is the current Pakistani number two and National Champion in tennis. His favourite surface is Grass. He is coached by Pakistani tennis coach Jamil Khan, who is his father. Aqeel Khan began playing tennis at the age of 9. He began playing junior tennis in 1993 at the Pakistan International Junior Championships.
Secretary Punjab Lawn Tennis Association: A man known for his deft touch at the net and beautiful backhand slice- Rasheed Malik, an acclaimed ITF level I&II Coach for Pakistan besides being captain & Coach of Pakistan team for 3 years (2001-03). He has aimed many national & international laurels and privileges for his lifetime devotion to Tennis. He remained No. 1 for seven continuous years (1985- 92).
He’s a entrepreneur, seasoned businessman, philanthropist, youth development advocate and a strong proponent of technical education & skills development. He has a significant contribution towards the development of businesses, SMEs, trade bodies and other institutions throughout Pakistan. Mr. Javed has written over 2000 articles and conducted more than 400 seminars, workshops and conferences at diverse local and foreign fora on economy, finance, SME’s, regional trade, branding, society, trade & industry.
Mohammad Rafiq Khan
Rafiq Khan is a senior sports journalist who has been reporting on Sports in Pakistan for nearly 30 years. He has travelled with many national teams (cricket, hockey, tennis, squash etc.) for international championships abroad reporting on their successes and failures. He is particularly motivated to eliminate politics from sports at all levels and is a keen supporter of AKF’s activities in sports promotion.
Iftikhar Ahmad Rao
An ex-civil servant with a proven track record of diligently and impeccably serving, for more than 40 years, at various demanding and sensitive high ranking positions in Civil Services of Pakistan.Notwithstanding his immense official responsibilities, Mr. Rao has been actively playing and promoting Tennis. He held number one ranking position in Senior Tennis in Pakistan for over 6 years.Concurrently, he is a Senior Vice President, Pakistan Tennis Federation and Pakistan Seniors Tennis Association; President, Punjab Veterans Tennis Association; and Chairman, Punjab Lawn Tennis Association.
Adnan Majeed Khan
Mr. Adnan Majeed Khan, Joint Secretary of the Punjab Lawn Tennis Association is involved in key decision-making with the President and the committee. He supervises correspondence with the. Pakistan Tennis Federation and other sports promoting bodies. He is a champion player himself and has won singles and doubles titles in ITF Seniors Tournament in 2014-15, seven Inter-Services Gold Medals while representing the Pakistan Army. He has been awarded the Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card for achieving excellence in tennis.
Khalid Rehmani has been involved in the promotion of tennis for over two decades. He was secretary of the Karachi Tennis Association and pioneered the Schools Sports Initiative programme whereby tennis courts were set up and training was given to children and sports teachers to increase the number of tennis players at the grassroots level. He is currently the Secretary-General of the Pakistan Tennis Federation and is actively working with AKF to launch the Schools Sports Initiative in the Punjab.