Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan attends Karachi Kings Arif Habib Group ceremony

Karachi, February 02, 2016 (PPI-OT): Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan attended the ceremony in which Arif Habib Group signed an agreement with Karachi Kings cricket team owner Salman Iqbal to support and promote their team. The ceremony was held at Naya Nazimabad Ground in which this ground was attached with Karachi Kings team in coming years.

The agreement was signed between Salman Iqbal and Chairman Arif Habib Group, Arif Habib, Director Sports Naya Nazimabad Muhammad Iqbal Dhedhi said on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor recalled grand launching of Karachi Kings team here at the National Stadium on January 8 which was attended by massive crowd.

Dr Ebad said promoting sports particularly cricket and improving law and order situation is their top priority. He expressed the hope that under captain Shoaib Malik, Karachi Kings team performed well in inaugural Pakistan Super League starting on February 4 in United Arab Emirates.

He said being the biggest metropolis of the country people deserved more and more recreational and sports activities. Owner of Karachi Kings and CEO of ARY Television said cricket was his passion that is why he bought Karachi Kings team. He said promoting and supporting cricket was always his endeavour and he was looking forward his team excelling in PSL.

Arif Habib said they installed Naya Nazimabad Ground with floodlight towers a few years ago and this venue is now hub of cricket activities. He said they also launching an academy to train and coach promising young cricketers.

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