Paanch Pokhari wins Nepal-Pakistan Friendship T-20 Cricket Tournament
Kathmandu, Dec 21: Paanch Pokhari Cricket Club won the Nepal-Pakistan Friendship T-20 Cricket Tournament organised by the Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu.
The Royal Indoor Cricket Club stood the runner-up.
Chairman of National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timilsina on Friday gave away the prizes to the winners of the tournament. A total of 16 Nepali Cricket Clubs participated in the 10 day cricket tournament which was the 4th annual event of its type, organized by the Pakistan Embassy.
Special guest at the occasion include Mohan Krishna Sapkota, Secretary of the Youth and Sports Ministry.
Addressing prize distribution ceremony NA Chairman Timilsina lauded the efforts of the Embassy in organizing the annual event and pointed out to the huge potential to develop bilateral relations between Pakistan and Nepal through organizing such sports events.
On the occasion, ambassador of Pakistan to Nepal, Mazhar Javed, 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.
The novel things in this year’s tournament were that the Cricket kits given to the winners for their spectacular performance were brought from Pakistan.