Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board calls on Chief Minister Punjab

Lahore, November 26, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chairman Pakistan Cricket Control Board Ehsan Mani called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office here today. On the occasion, both discussed about different steps for the promotion of cricket in far-flung areas of the province. It was decided that trials will be held in southern Punjab and other remote areas to identify new talent and the selected players will be provided training in Multan.

Talking on the occasion, Usman Buzdar said that promotion of sports is imperative for healthy activities in the society. Every possible cooperation will be extended to conduct trials for the identification of new talent by the PCB, he said. Usman Buzdar said that youth of the remote areas has tremendous talent and therefore, trials should be continuously held to further improve their abilities.

Chief Minister said that cooperation will be extended to PCB for holding PSL matches as it will help to promote soft image of the country. He said that Pakistanis loves sports and sports-related activities will be encouraged in the new Pakistan. Ehsan Mani said that scope of youth’s trials will be extended to new areas and Pakistan Cricket Board will continue to play its role for the promotion of cricket. Advisor to CM Aun Chaudhry, Spokesman to CM Dr. Shehbaz Gill, Principal Secretary to CM Dr. Raheel Siddiqui, CEO Peshawar Zalmi Javed Afridi and COO of PCB were also present in the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2

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