Arif Alvi announces honorary citizenship for Peshawar Zalmi captain Sammy
LAHORE: President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday announced honorary citizenship and the highest civilian award for Peshawar Zalmi captain, Darren Sammy in recognition of his most important role in the restoration of international cricket in Pakistan and his love for the country.
The Pakistan Cricket Board tweeted that the President had announced honorary citizenship and the highest civilian award for Darren Sammy for his distinguished reputation and outstanding service to Pakistan cricket.
Javed Afridi, Chairman of Peshawar Zalmi said that Darren Sammy, who loved Pakistan, had been promised the highest civilian award and Pakistani citizenship which were proud moments for Peshawar Zalmi as well as cricket fans across the country.
In his Twitter message, Javed Afridi said “The decision to give Darren Sammy the highest civilian award in Pakistan is truly a reflection of the feelings of the lovers of cricket and Pakistan. Indeed, the services of this impeccable man are unforgettable for cricket’s return to Pakistan.”