RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that cricket is the most favorite game in Pakistan and a binding force for the nation.
“Pakistan is a peace loving country,” the COAS said while talking to winner of second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) Peshawar Zalmi team which met him at the army’s general headquarters in Rawalpindi on Saturday.
“We r soldiers of Pak & stand with Pak Army in promoting peace & national harmony. Ack sacrifices by Army for bringing peace and stability”. pic.twitter.com/vgHDi1glAk
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) March 11, 2017
The COAS congratulated Peshawar Zalmi team and the management on their performance and success. He appreciated efforts by the PSL, all teams and the management for bringing back cricket to Pakistan.
The Army Chief made a special mention and conveyed thanks for foreign players and guests who came to Pakistan. He advised players to continue excelling and bringing good name to Pakistan.
The visiting players and management thanked the COAS for the support. They were pleasantly surprised to know COAS’ attachment with cricket, his cricketing expertise and knowledge about cricket records. They also thanked him for his tips and advice.
The players assured the COAS that they are soldiers of Pakistan and stand with Pakistan army in promoting peace and national harmony.
The team acknowledged great sacrifices by Pakistan army for bringing peace and stability in the Country.