kathmandu- The Sixth Annual “Nepal-Pakistan Friendship T20 Cricket Tournament 2021” was inaugurated today by Mr. Bidya Sunder Shakya, Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan. A total of twelve teams are participating in the ten-days event. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Mr. Shakya highlighted the potential of cricket and sports in bringing the youth of two countries, together. He appreciated the Embassy’s initiative for organizing this annual event.
Speaking at the occasion, Ambassador of Pakistan, Syed Haider Shah expressed his satisfaction with the growing popularity of this annual event among Nepali Youth. He emphasized the importance of sports for a healthy society, particularly as the world grapples with a pandemic. He thanked the Mayor and the Nepalese government for all their support in organizing this event. The Tournament is scheduled to conclude on 14th March 2021.