Minister:(Tour of Sri Lankan team to pave way for int’l cricket in Pakistan: Rashid)

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that Sri Lanka has always helped Pakistan in the hour of need despite difficulties.

He was addressing at the opening ceremony of T-20 cricket match between Pakistan Blind and Sri Lanka Blind teams in Faisalabad on Sunday.

He said Sri Lanka helped Pakistan to defeat Dengue fever disease also. He said sports activities convey message of peace and security in the country and visit of Sri Lankan team pave the way for international cricket in Pakistan.

He urged people to watch match and not only encourage both teams but also pay thanks to Sri Lankan team for coming here.