Pakistan-India encounter has become one of the controversial topics these days. Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Thursday contacted Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan to discuss the security concerns about Indo-Pak clash in World T20.
According to a local media report, Nisar said that Pakistan team will only be allowed to play in India if foolproof security is guaranteed. In this regard federal minister has also submitted report to Prime Minister of Pakistan today (Friday).
“The Pakistan cricket team can be allowed to visit India only after a guarantee of foolproof security,” the minister said in a statement, adding that foolproof security for the team was a responsibility of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
While BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur has said that the board is optimistic about the India-Pakistan World T20 match in Dharamshala on March 19.
Senior official of the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) Rajiv Shukla has assured that Pakistan cricket team would be provided foolproof security in India. Speaking to local media on Friday, Rajiv Shukla said, “Match between Pakistan and India will be played as per schedule on March 19 in Dharamshala”. He added that Pakistan cricket team would be provided foolproof security and in this regard, they have talked to Chief Minister Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.