ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar shared on his Twitter that he will be travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform the ‘Honorary Hajj’ and also be addressing the Hajj Conference.
Taking to Twitter, Akhtar thanked the Saudi Arabia embassy in Pakistan for providing him with the honourable achievement.
“Alhamdolillah! going for honorary Hajj as [the] state guest of Saudi Arabia. I will also be addressing the Hajj Conference attended by leaders of the Muslim world in Makkah,” Shoaib shared.
لبيك اللهم لبيك
لبيك لا شريك لك لبيك
إن الحمد والنعمة لك والملك
لا شريك لك لبيك
Alhamdolillah going for honorary Hajj as state guest of Saudi Arabia.
I will also be addressing the Hajj Conference attended by leaders of the Muslim world in Makkah.
My gratitude to @KSAembassyPK pic.twitter.com/Q0rWIXfy20
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) July 2, 2022
It is pertinent to mention here that Shoaib represented Pakistan in 224 international matches and claimed 444 wickets in his prolonged 14 years career. He also holds the record of bowling the fastest delivery (161.3 kph) in international cricket.