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PHF,s President Brig (R) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and Secretary, Shahbaz Ahmed have expressed their grief over the demise of  Mrs Parveen Atif.
She was the wife of late Brig M.H.Atif who rendered great services to hockey in many roles.
Won gold medal at the 1960 Olympics  as a player, and later managed Pakistan teams to gold at the 1968 & 1984 Olympics and also at the 1982 World Cup.
He also served as the secretary of PHF and held important appointments in the FIH.
Mrs Parveen Atif herself remained involved with women hockey.
In fact, she is counted among the pioneers of women hockey in Pakistan.
As the first President of PHF’s women wing she organised  many domestic events.
Women national teams (Ireland, Malaysia and China) toured Pakistan for the first times.