Fake threat alert from India caused abrupt abandonment of New Zealand’s tour to Pakistan, regrets Info Minister

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has regretted that a fake threat alert was created from India to get the New Zealand tour of Pakistan cancelled.


While addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday along with Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad, the information minister said that the international bodies including the International Cricket Council (ICC) should take notice of it.

The information minister said that we are approaching Interpol to get the matter investigated of the fake post and emails that were generated from India to threaten the New Zealand team.

The minister said that one email, the origin of which was India, was sent to New Zealand after the cancellation of the visit in order to malign Pakistan.

Chaudhary Fawad Hussain also asked the New Zealand government to share the specific threat they received.

The information minister said that Pakistan is facing the 5th generation hybrid war. He said that fake news against Pakistan are being generated at a state level.

In his remarks, the Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said that Pakistan cannot be isolated. He said that the nation should not be disappointed and the time will come when all the cricketing nations will come to play on our grounds.

Sheikh Rashid said that Pakistan will move forward under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

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