President, PM congratulate nation for clinching T-20 world cup
President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has extended their heartiest felicitations to the Pakistan Cricket Team on clinching the T-20 World Cup by defeating Sri Lankan team in the final match played at Lord’s ground in London on Sunday.
Prime Minister in a telephone call to the Captain of Pakistan cricket team Younas Khan greeted him and all the team members for their splendid performance which brought the T-20 World Cup home.
President and Prime Minister in their separate messages also praised the excellent performance of Shahid Afridi throughout the tournament and Umar Gul who achieved the world record by taking five wickets for six runs in a match against New Zealand.
Prime Minister said that the country is proud of their superb team play, which aloft Pakistan’s flags in the field of cricket. The Prime Minister wished all success in their future endeavors.
The Prime Minister invited the Pakistan Cricket Team to a reception, which will be organized in their honor at the Prime Minister’s House on their return.
Meanwhile, Chief of PML-N Mian Nawaz Sharif, PML-Q Head, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Governors and Chief Ministers of all four provinces, ANP Chief, Asfandyar Wali, MQM chief Altaf Hussain, Chairman Senate, Speaker and Deputy Speaker National Assembly also congratulated the nation and lauded the performance of team.