Islamabad: Pak-Indian Blind Cricket teams visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). All the Senior Members of ICCI and representatives of Pakistan Cricket Board were also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Yassar Sakhi Butt, President ICCI appreciated the performance of Pakistani Blind cricket team and said that they are heroes of the whole nation. He also said that this series was a good step towards enhancing mutual relations and it also projected the message that people of India and Pakistan have cordial relations.
He said that Government should provide full support in future as well and give all facilities to players to do more for the country.
Mr.Munawar Mughal, Chairman Founder Group ICCI said that such cricket series would also help to resolve other conflicts between two countries. He said that the people of Pakistan were proud of these national heroes.
He said that a main objective of these Games was to encourage these players to play positive role in the society. Pak-India blind cricket series has provided great opportunity to show their abilities, as a result they feel themselves the part of the society.
Shahid Zaman Shinwari, Vice President ICCI said that people with disabilities are very capable in all walks of life but they have been deprived of opportunities. He demanded equal rights and friendly atmosphere in mainstream society for persons with disabilities and assured that ICCI would facilitate to maintain special people friendly environment.
Mr. John David, Manager Indian Blind cricket team said that affection and friendliness of Pakistani people towards them was unforgettable. He said that this series has helped to resume sports ties, friendship and harmony between the two countries.
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