Adviser to Punjab interim Chief Minister on Sports activities and Youth Affairs Wahab Riaz has responded to the criticism he confronted for splashing bikers on flooded roads after a heavy downpour in Lahore with an apology.
The Pakistani cricketer landed in an argument following a video of him driving recklessly on the flooded roads and splashing rainwater onto the passing automobile and motorcyclists went viral on Wednesday.
Nevertheless, Riaz issued an apology saying that he was “sorry for what occurred” and claimed “it was purely unintentional”.
“There are at all times two sides of the coin, however sadly we at all times see the incorrect one solely. I’m sorry for what occurred yesterday, it was purely unintentional and was misperceived in a really incorrect means,” he wrote on Twitter.
The fast-bowler then requested the folks to “unfold positivity” as an alternative of maligning Pakistan with “destructive propaganda.
Incessant showers broke a 30-year-old document when the Punjab capital metropolis obtained over 290mm of rain inside a span of 10 hours, ensuing within the dying of a minimum of seven folks on Wednesday.
The metropolis obtained 291mm of rain, throughout which greater than a dozen areas recorded greater than 200mm of rain, Commissioner Lahore Mohammad Ali Randhawa mentioned, including that is occurring as a result of local weather change and robust monsoon.
With a view to examine situations after the rain and monitor clearance and drainage operations, Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi and his cupboard visited completely different areas of the town right this moment.