CM desires PSL matches in Peshawar
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan Monday said the provincial government would make all out efforts to hold some matches of PSL Cricket Tournament 2021 in Peshawar. While chairing a meeting of the Sports Department to review the possibilities of holding some of the next PSL matches in Peshawar, the CM said the civil work was in progress on the upgradation of Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium Peshawar to develop it up to the required standard.
The meeting also reviewed the progress so far made on the upgradation projects of Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium for the possible holding of PSL matches. The meeting was informed that the civil work on the upgradation of the stadium and work on the provision of the required facilities in the stadium was in progress. However, the pace of work has been affected due to the prevailing coronavirus situation; and a period of six to seven months will be required to complete all the necessary arrangements in the stadium. The meeting was attended by Advisor to the CM on Information Ajmal Wazir, Secretary Tourism and Sports Khushal Khan, Secretary Communication and Works Ijaz Hussain Ansari, Special Secretary to the CM Masood Younas and Director General Sports Asfandyar Khattak. - APP