The High Commission of Pakistan in Pretoria hosted a Reception in honour of Pakistani Women Cricket Team visiting South Africa. The event was also attended by the host team and officials of Pakistan Cricket Board and Cricket South Africa.

The High Commissioner, Dr. Sohail Khan, underscored the significance of sports to enhance people to people contact. He also encouraged the South African side to undertake bilateral visit to Pakistan in the near future to strengthen the cultural exchanges. The High Commissioner also highlighted that Pakisian is a progressive society where females enjoy gender parity and equal opportunities in all spheres of life including sports.

Managers of the both the teams also shared their thoughts and expressed their gratitude for the High Commission of Pakistan for hosting the event.

The reception was also attended by the officials of Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), South Africa.

Pretoria
May 16.2019

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