LAHORE: Pakistan cricket teams will go to play World T20 after Indian government on Friday issued “public guarantee” of security to Pakistan men and women teams.
Chief Minister of the Indian state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, assured in not verbally but in written from ‘foolproof security’ to Pakistan’s men and women cricket teams during their stay in India for the ICC World T20 Cup.
Earlier, Pakistan had demanded the security assurance from Indian government, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said, ““The Pakistan cricket team can be allowed to visit India only after a guarantee of foolproof security.”
Pakistan Super League (PSL) chairman Najam Sethi, also showed Pakistan concern over team security during World Cup. Now today (Friday), confirmed that Indian officials have given public assurance.
@najamsethi Good news. Bengal CM and Union Home Minister and ICC and BCCI have all given public assurances of security to Pak team.
— Najam Sethi (@najamsethi) March 11, 2016
According to Zee News, quoted former Sourav Ganguly, confirmed that Pakistan team will arrive in the Indian of Friday afternoon.
Anyone coming to India will be provided security. There is no doubt about it: Rajnath on security to Pak T20 cricket team.
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) March 11, 2016