Afghan Cricketer Rashid Khan, who has played in almost every T20 league around the world, was very ‘pleased’ to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan during his maiden visit to Kabul.
Imran Khan, along with President Ashraf Ghani held a meeting with Afghan cricket team. However, rricketer Rashid Khan took to Twitter to express his feelings after meeting the premier.
He wrote, “Pleased to see respected PM Imran Khan together with my President Ashraf Ghani and meeting my team.”
The player wrote that he strongly believes in the power of sport to inspire and unite people, adding that sports “creates hope, unity, love and peace.”
“Wish one day our national teams can host each other at home and play cricket,” he tweeted.
Pleased to see respected PM @ImranKhanPTI together with my Pre.@ashrafghani & meeting my team. I strongly believe that sport has the power to inspire & unit people. Sport creates hope,unity, love & peace. Wish one day our national teams can host each other at home & play cricket. pic.twitter.com/z5XXqxNNuz
— Rashid Khan (@rashidkhan_19) November 19, 2020
Yesterday, Afghanistan National Cricket team presented a signed bat to Prime Minister Imran Khan.
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) November 19, 2020
While addressing a joint press conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, the premier said Pakistan will fully support to end violence and establish durable peace in Afghanistan.
He said Pakistan has played its role in getting started first the Talban’s talks with the Americans and then for intra-Afghan dialogue.
Imran Khan said the people of Afghanistan have suffered violence for four decades.
The Prime Minister said the peoples on both sides of the border want peace, trade and connectivity.
He said this trade and connectivity between the two countries will increase in days to come.