GB CM announces to construct cricket stadium in Nagar

SKARDU: Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Muhammad Khalid Khurshid Khan has announced to construct a cricket stadium at Pisan in Nagar district this year.

The Chief Minister during a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani said there has been an increase in sporting activities in the region, with sportsmen and women participating in many national and international events. “There are stadiums, sports venues that every sports fan dreams of visiting,” he added.

On this occasion, they discuss matters related to cricket promotion issues in GB. The chief minister informed that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government in Gilgit-Baltistan would plan a cricket stadium at Pisan in Nagar this year.

Khalid Khurshid said that the construction of a cricket stadium in Nagar will provide an opportunity to play cricket in very favorable weather in the summer season as it gets very hot in other parts of the country. The chief minister also posted pictures of the meeting with the PCB chief on his Twitter account.

The ground came into the limelight after former cricketer Umar Gul has shared the picture of Pisan’s cricket ground and asked authorities to establish it into a proper cricket stadium.