Hashim Amla, Captain of Peshawar Zalmi Team Darren Sammy & CEO Javed Afridi Called On PM Imran Khan on Wednesday at his residence in Islamabad. The cricketers are currently in Pakistan for the ongoing Pakistan Super League. Picture Credit: Courtesy: Peshawar Zalmi
It was a moment to appreciate for Peshawar Zalmi captain Darren Sammy and their teams’s batting coach Hashim Amla when they approached Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad during the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL).
On this meeting, PM Imran congratulated Sammy on getting the privileged citizenship of Pakistan. Khan said, he is presently a Pakistan resident also and his job in taking global cricket back to Pakistan will never be forgotten. He additionally valued the job of Javed Afridi, the Zalmi executive, for cooperating with Sammy to take cricket back to Pakistan.
“I congratulate you on receiving honorary citizenship of Pakistan,” said Imran. “Your services with regards to return of cricket in Pakistan will forever be remembered.”
پشاور زلمی چیرمین جاوید آفریدی، کپتان ڈیرن سیمی کی وزیر اعظم عمران خان سے ملاقات
ملاقات میں پشاور زلمی کے ہیڈکوچ محمد اکرم، بیٹنگ مینٹور ہاشم آملہ موجود تھے
— Prime Minister’s Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) March 4, 2020
Imran Khan acknowledged South African batting star Hashim Amla for coming to Pakistan and helping the players with their batting capability. He additionally said that he is happy that entire PSL is occurring in Pakistan. “The individuals are likewise upbeat and all matches of PSL have been full houses. This is a message for the entire world,” commented Imran khan.
He further added that as far as standard of cricket is concerned, PSL is among the main three cricket leagues close by Indian Premier League (IPL) and Mzansi Super League (MSL) in South Africa.
Darren Sammy thanked PM Khan Latter on Twitter
— Daren Sammy (@darensammy88) March 4, 2020
At the same today, the Pakistan Cabinet Committee on Law & Order reviewed security for ongoing Pakistan Super League cricket matches and decided to further tighten the security in case of any terrorist activity.