'Smack That' hitmaker Akon to perform in Lahore and Karachi

Singer will headline concerts in April in connection to the World Soccer Stars campaign

Our Correspondent January 10, 2019

KARACHI: Grammy award-winning R&B artist Akon is all set to kick off World Soccer Stars. According to a press release, the Smack That singer will be arriving in Karachi and Lahore to perform concerts between April 26- 29 this year.


Football legends Ricardo Kaká and Ricardo Kaká  Figo arrived in Karachi on Thursday. The Brazilian and Portugese soccer players are visiting the country to promote the 2019 World Soccer Stars event.

With a star-studded football line-up combined with global music icon Akon, we could be in for some really entertaining stuff.

Talking about his visit, the 44-year-old crooner said, “It’s time to rock Pakistan, I am looking forward to visiting Karachi and Lahore with TouchSky Group. So let’s get it down in Pakistan with World Soccer Stars”.

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British Deputy High Commissioner Karachi and UK Trade Director for Pakistan Elin Burns said, “I am delighted that so much progress is taking place in the UK-Pakistan relationship this year. 2019 is geared  up to be a historic year of collaboration between the UK and Pakistan in trade, education, sports and  music. This is a testament to the UK’s commitment towards Pakistan’s prosperity. The UK based TouchSky Group shares our vision of supporting Pakistan and showcasing the many positive aspects of Pakistan to the world.”

Here's looking forward to the Pakistani acts who might join Akon on stage.

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laila | 2 years ago | Reply Wow good news. Who would have guessed? Maybe there is stille hope for Pak after all to open up to global/international performers and sports. Hope this is just the beginning and more to come in future.
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