The British Excessive Fee performed a pleasant cricket match with Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industries on 22nd March, Sunday. The occasion highlighted the sports activities connections between Pakistan and the UK, towards the backdrop of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
The event was opened by the British Performing Excessive Commissioner, Patrick Moody and Waqas Akram Awan, Chairman of Sports activities Actions, on behalf of the President of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Fazal Jilani.
The winner’s trophy was introduced to the British Excessive Fee’s cricket workforce by the SCCI Chairman of Sports activities Actions and the Excessive Commissioner to the successful workforce.
Commenting on the success of the occasion, Patrick Moody mentioned:
There are such a lot of sturdy connections between Pakistan and the UK, however cricket is on the entrance of our minds as all of us observe the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Right now’s pleasant match was a most pleasant means of celebrating the bonds between Pakistan and the UK.
It was a selected pleasure to host as we speak’s occasions with the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industries. The companies in Sialkot have an vital buying and selling position in Pakistan’s economic system. After Karachi, Sialkot ranks second in incomes international trade by way of its exports and remittances. The progressive merchandise manufactured in Sialkot by expert artisans are used each within the UK and all over the world, together with a lot of superb high quality sports activities merchandise. Who doesn’t know in regards to the Sialkot manufactured ‘Brazuca’ soccer used for FIFA Soccer World Cup 2014?
We’re working very intently with the companies our bodies in Pakistan to take bilateral commerce and funding between the 2 international locations to a brand new goal of £three billion by the top of 2015. Over 100 British corporations already function right here, and UK is the fifth largest investor in Pakistan. The UK and Pakistan are joined by sturdy bonds of friendship and deep rooted connections. Sport and commerce types the 2 vital strands of this enduring partnership.