ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Secretary General Dr Mohammad Amjad here Wednesday appreciated Pakistan Army for organizing a cricket match in North Waziristan and said that this will convey softer image of Pakistan around the world.
Earlier Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a press release said that a cricket match between Pakistan XI and United Kingdom Media XI will be held at Younis Khan Stadium in Miranshah region of North Waziristan today on Thursday. The match will be telecasted live.
Dr Amjad said that Pakistan Army not only eliminating terrorism from the country and uprooting its offshoots but it is also actively pursuing to alter Pakistan’s image from a terror prone country to a peaceful, peace loving and sports friendly country.
Organizing a match in an area that previously remained a hub of terrorist outfits would certainly convey to the whole world that Pakistan is open for the entire world with no no-go areas. It will further enhance Pakistan’s image as a sports loving country and nation.
Pakistan Army deserve a roaring applause for this effort that not only cleared North Waziristan from the clutches of ruthless terrorists but it also rehabilitated the locals providing them basic amenities of life like road infrastructure, markets, schools, playgrounds and a cricket stadium that will host the Pakistan’s most favorite game.
Earlier Pakistan Army provided fool proof security for the PSL final in Lahore and recently for the T-20 matches played between Pakistan XI and World XI.
Organizing a cricket match in North Waziristan, Pakistan Army and its Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has once again proved that there are no threats to the foreigners in this country. Enemies of this country hatching conspiracies to defame Pakistan and they have tried their full to prevent world cricket teams coming to Pakistan in the past and now as well. Pakistan Army however failed these conspiracies after successful organization of cricket events one after another.