ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister – Sheikh Rasheed assured foolproof security to Australian team during their tour to Pakistan in March-April next year.
The minister met four-member Cricket Australia (CA)’s delegation here on Friday. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s Director International Cricket, Zakir Khan was also present in the meeting.
During the meeting, Rasheed thanked CA for confirming their tour to Pakistan. “Pakistan is a cricket loving nation and wished to see big teams like Australia playing here. I am thankful to Australia for confirming their tour and looking forward to see exciting contests,” he told the delegation.
“I assure you foolproof security during the tour. We are in touch with our provincial security institutions who are keen to provide tight security. We have prepared ourselves for this tour,” he continued.
The Interior Minister also ensured heroic welcome of the Australian team in the country. Remember, Australia is coming to Pakistan after 1998. They will play two Tests, three ODIs and a T20I against the home team. The matches will be played in Karachi, Rawalpindi and Lahore.