PARCO has a decade long history of promoting sports. Sports’ events like Cricket, Volley Ball, Swimming, Water Polo, Badminton, Table-Tennis and other tournaments; Sports Gala, etc are organized in order to keep employees physically fit and active. At the Mid-Country Refinery, PARCO provides international level facilities for Sports like Cricket (Flood Lit Stadium), Hockey, Football, Volleyball, Swimming, Tennis, etc. An elaborate gym and indoor sports are also provided in a Club Complex e.g. Bowling Alley, Badminton, Table Tennis, Snooker, Squash, and other games.
PARCO organizes regular inter-station cricket tournaments which are held at the Mid-Country Refinery, Stations and Terminals. Employees posted at Corporate Headquarters, different stations including the Mid-Country Refinery participate with full enthusiasm and are also involved in managing these tournaments.
In addition to the in-house tournaments, PARCO takes pride in bringing the petroleum fraternity together for a healthy sport activity, and organizes the PARCO Cricket Tournament each year since February 2010, where local and multinational petroleum companies actively participate, including PARCO. The tournament is a huge success and is appreciated by whole industry.
PARCO Cricket Teams are very active and have participated in various tournaments throughout the year scoring great numbers.
PARCO has been the main Sponsor of the prestigious Roshan Khan Open Squash Championship since 2011 for five consecutive years. The collaboration has played an instrumental role in uplifting the local squash talent at an international level. PARCO’s vision is to help the squash federation bring back the dominance in the game internationally as in the past.
In July 2017, the Company again sponsored the PARCO Seventh Roshan Khan Open Squash Championship 2017. A thrilling final match was played between Israr Ahmed and Ali Bukhari at the Roshan Khan Jahangir Khan Squash Complex on July 22, 2017. Fourth seed Israr Ahmed took just 20 minutes to register 11-4, 11-9, 11-1 victory against his opponent. In the prize distribution ceremony that followed the final, the Chief Guest Mr. Tariq Rizavi, Managing Director PARCO, presented the Winner’s trophy to Israr Ahmed and mementoes to other participants of the championship.
PARCO is committed to promote sports events in Pakistan as part of its Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility Program with the concept of shared value, which supports not only the neighboring communities but the society at large.