PM-formed panel to discuss Pakistan’s World Cup participation in India

PM formed panel to discuss Pakistans World Cup participation in India
Pakistans Babar Azam speaking with Indian player in this undated photo. — AFP/File
Pakistan’s Babar Azam talking with Indian participant on this undated picture. — AFP/File 

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket workforce’s participation within the World Cup in India will probably be mentioned tomorrow (Thursday) by the committee fashioned by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for the primary time. 

Overseas Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, who’s the pinnacle of the panel, will chair the assembly which will probably be attended by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Administration Committee Chairman Zaka Ashraf, sources stated.

Within the huddle, Pakistan’s participation within the World Cup in India could be mentioned. The members will even overview Ahmedabad because the venue for the high-octane Pakistan vs India conflict.

The 14-member committee, headed by FM Bilawal, includes Inside Minister Rana Sanaullah, Legislation Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar, Info Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister of Inter-Provincial Coordination Ehsan-ur-Rehman Mazari, chiefs of the nationwide safety establishments, and international secretary.

The high-powered panel will ship its suggestions to the prime minister who will make the ultimate name on the nation’s participation within the mega occasion.

India, the host of the World Cup in October-November this 12 months, has already refused to cross the border to take part within the Asia Cup, depriving Pakistan of its real proper to host all matches.

Now Pakistan will host solely 4 matches whereas the remainder of the Asia Cup matches will probably be performed in Sri Lanka.

Following the scenario, PCB Chief Working Officer Salman Naseer wrote a letter to the premier, searching for the federal government’s permission for the Pakistan cricket workforce’s participation within the multi-nation occasion. 

Updated at 2023-09-13 15:10:42