PM Nawaz Sharif gives nod to Pakistan-India cricket series in Sri Lanka
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has on Thursday given permission for Pakistan-India cricket series proposed to be played in Sri Lanka.
The permission has been granted after security clearance from federal interior ministry and foreign office.
Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan had written a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeking permission to play the much talked Pak-India cricket series in Sri Lanka.
In his letter, Shahryar Khan said that with the holding of series between the two countries, the PCB would generate 500 percent more revenue, adding that there would be a breakthrough in the relations of the two countries.
Meanwhile Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has also written a letter to the Indian government to seek its permission to play the much talked Pak-India cricket series in Sri Lanka.
The BCCI has written a letter to the government in which it sought its permission to hold the cricket series on neutral venue in Sri Lanka.