World Twenty20: Pakistan Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan Expresses Concern on Security Threat to Cricket Team

Himachal Pradesh government has asked for the India vs Pakistan World T20 encounter to be shifted out of Dharamsala or be cancelled.


Islamabad: Pakistan cricket team will be allowed to visit India only after an assurance of foolproof security from the Indian government for the ICC World Twenty20, the country’s Interior Minister said on Thursday. (Don’t Play Against India in Dharamsala, Ehsan Mani Tells PCB)

“Pakistan team will be allowed to visit India only after assurance of foolproof security,” Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan said in a statement. (Pakistan Cricket Team Will be Provided Full Security in World Twenty20, Says Anurag Thakur)

“Provision of foolproof security is not only responsibility of the Indian government but also that of the ICC,” Khan said.

Khan’s statement came after it was reported that local authorities refused to provide foolproof security to Pakistan team during its planned match against India in Dharamsala.

He said he would consult Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Shahryar Khan and send a report to the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for final decision.

Source: NDTV

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