World Cup: Stadiums are empty and Pakistanis are not getting visas… Mohammad Hafeez said this for BCCI – Mohammad Hafeez slams BCCI on poor management of world cup 2023
PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf met Foreign Secretary Cyrus Sajjad Qazi on Monday to discuss the delay in issuing visas to Pakistan fans and journalists. Visa applications for Pakistani journalists go through the ministries of home, foreign and sports in India. According to the PCB statement, Ashraf also requested the Foreign Secretary to take up the issue with the Indian Home Ministry and the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.
The PCB said in this statement, ‘The PCB is extremely disappointed to see that journalists and fans from Pakistan still face uncertainty in obtaining Indian visas to cover matches in the ICC World Cup 2023. The PCB would like to once again remind the ICC and BCCI of the terms and conditions with the obligations set out in the host agreement to guarantee visas for fans and journalists of the participating teams.