PM Nawaz pens letter to thank Mugabe for bringing cricket back to Pakistan

Zimbabwe's role in bringing international cricket to Pakistan will never be forgotten, PM tells President Mugabe


Abdul Manan June 11, 2015
PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wrote a letter to Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Thursday thanking the Zimbabwe Cricket Board for organising the series and visiting Pakistan. 

Following the recent terrorist attacks in Karachi, the long sought return of international cricket seemed impossible again until Zimbabwe's Cricket took a step to overlook the risks and go ahead with the tour.

Read: Last-ditch efforts under way to save Zimbabwe tour

However, Zimbabwe Cricket chief Wilson Manase said in a statement to the press said “We have also experienced international isolation. But we won’t let that happen with our brother. You can’t kill the spirit of cricket."

The premier in his letter appreciated President Mugabe's decision to support international cricket in the host country, saying "The government and people of Pakistan are grateful to you for your leadership, vision and solidarity with Pakistan."

Further PM Nawaz informed President Mugabe of Pakistan's hopes to host more international matches in the country after a successful series with Zimbabwe.

COMMENTS (13)

VJ Ramesh | 6 years ago | Reply @Pakistan: See that is the difference between Pakistani & Indian. Even our school kids know which countries are in and around India and you don't know their names. Also after the 'Osama bin Laden' existence in Pak was unearthed, till today every Paki stammers to tell his nationality, that is the level of his embarrassment. That is why outside the country, a Paki national tries to dress and project himself an 'Indian' in order to win respect from the world community. Alternately an Indian is known from the way he talks intelligently and carries himself confidently. That is Brand Equity of an Indian in today's world. So you know the difference between 'Inferiority Complex and Superiority Complex'. Also we Indians don't lie and so you know our PM has risen from being a 'tea seller' to the PM position and see the respect he gets from all the top world leaders who are just waiting to receive him. India is seen as a 'World Power' today by the top leaders and want India's PM in all World forums. Has any of your leader reached that position yet in spite of living a great lifestyle.
roadkashehzada | 6 years ago | Reply its a news about cricket between pakistan and zimbabwe. look at the indians obsession with pakistan in comments.
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