Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa asked the winning Pakistan cricket team to “stay humble” and “continue working hard”, the media wing of the Pakistani military said.
“Stay humble, continue working hard and be upright as they are the ambassadors of Pakistan,” army chief was quoted as saying by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). He hosed a reception for Pakistan cricket team and its management after their Champions Trophy victory.
Speaking at the occasion, the COAS hailed their outstanding performance which brought much awaited jubilation for the entire nation.
Speaking at the occasion, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan thanked Gen Qamar for his support for bringing back cricket to the country.
PCB Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi also commended the army chief for all-out support for holding Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Lahore.
Cricket players lauded the COAS for honouring them and great contributions and sacrifices of Pak Army in war against terrorism and ongoing efforts for making the secure.