Kathmandu, 11 January – Fifth Pakistan Embassy T-20 Cricket Tournament concluded in Kathmandu with an impressive prize distribution ceremony. A total of 16 Nepali Cricket Clubs, both from within and outside the valley participated in the 10 day tournament which was the Fifth annual event of its type, organized by the Pakistan Embassy in Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Cricket Training Centre won the tournament while Institute of Engineering Cricket Club was the runner-up. In addition 14 year old Ans Agarwal being the youngest player was given a special prize.
President of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) Chatur Bahadur Chand handed prizes to the winning teams and players. Special guests at the occasion include the Vice President and former President of the Cricket Association of Nepal.
Addressing at the occasion CAN President Chatur Bahadur Chand lauded the efforts of the Embassy in organizing this annual event and pointed out to the huge potential to develop bilateral relations between Pakistan and Nepal through organizing such sports events.
The Ambassador vowed to further energize the Embassy’s efforts to bring the youths of two countries closer together. This, he said was an important pillar of the people-to-people contacts between Pakistan and Nepal.
Over the years Pakistan Embassy Annual T-20 Cricket Tournament has become a regular and a prominent feature of Pakistan-Nepal relations that serves to foster stronger relations between the youths of the two countries.