PR No.278 Waqar Younis Calls On Federal Minister Riaz Husain Pirzada Islamabad

Pakistan Head Coach Waqar Younis called on Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Mian Riaz Husain Pirzada at his office on Thursday.

Federal Minister Riaz Husain Pirzada welcomed Waqar Younis and during the meeting issues related to cricket were discussed.

The Federal Minister asked Waqar Younis that do not be discouraged after T-20 World Cup defeat and continue struggle.

He told Waqar Younis that his all is support with him as we have to mend professionally Pakistani cricket.

The Federal Minister said that new talent in cricket must also be encouraged and they should be given space.

Waqar Younis said that Pakistani cricket should be put right, adding that he is not working on any personal agenda. Waqar Younis said that there is need of complete revamping of our cricket.

He said that there should be professionals in our Cricket Board as except two persons our entire Cricket Board is non-cricketer.

Waqar Younis also emphasized the need of raising budget for domestic cricket.

Later talking to media persons, Federal Minister Riaz Husain Pirzada said Waqar Younis is our national hero and nation should also give respect to national heroes.He said it is utmost necessary to make right the cricket matters, adding that Waqar Younis discussed with him all issues relating to cricket and he will present report to the Prime Minister of Pakistan.