Modi speaks to Nawaz, conveys best wishes for Cricket World Cup

13 Feb, 2015 10:57 am

(WEB DESK) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the heads of other SAARC countries whose teams are playing in the World Cup to wish them luck.

Sunday’s Pak-India match could be the most-watched game in cricket history and has been eagerly anticipated right across the globe since it was announced. Tickets for the much-anticipated clash between traditional rivals India and Pakistan at Adelaide Oval sold out in just 20 minutes when they went on sale last year.

The Indian Prime Minister posted a message on micro-blogging website Twitter, saying that he conveyed best wishes to the leaders of five SAARC nations ahead of Cricket World Cup 2015 event.

The Indian premier hoped that the World Cup will be a treat for sports lovers.

He further stated that cricket connects people in the region and promotes goodwill.

At the end, the Indian Prime Minister said that new Foreign Secretary  S Jaishankar would visit Saarc nations soon to further strengthen the regional ties.

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