For the first time, the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan has given its statement on the participation of Pakistan in the World Cup to be held in India.
The problems between India and Pakistan (IND vs PAK) regarding the Asia Cup were resolved amidst hard work, so now some news is coming from Pakistan regarding the World Cup to be held in India. Actually, the ODI World Cup 2023 is to be held in India in October-November this year. Less than four months are left for the start of this tournament. But till now the schedule of the tournament has not been released. Please inform that, till now the Pakistan Cricket Team has not been confirmed to play in this tournament. Apart from this, Pakistan has also demanded a change in the draft schedule. Due to which the schedule of the World Cup has not been released till now. PCB officials say that the decision regarding whether their team will play in India or not is in the hands of the government. At the same time, for the first time, the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan has given its statement in this matter.
In fact, a Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesman said that we have also received an official invitation from the Indian Prime Minister for the meeting of the Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on July 4. Explain that, Foreign Affairs Secretary Mumtaz Zahra Baloch told a media briefing in Islamabad that Pakistan will be represented at the summit. We will make an announcement regarding our participation in the coming days.
At the same time, he said, “Pakistan’s view regarding cricket is that politics should not be mixed with sports. India’s policy of not playing cricket in Pakistan is disappointing. We are monitoring and evaluating all aspects related to our participation in the World Cup. Including the security of Pakistanis. The cricketer and we will present our views to the PCB at the appropriate time.”
However, the World Cup schedule is released a year before the start of the tournament. This happened in the 2015 and 2019 World Cups as well. Now the schedule of the World Cup is expected to be released within a week. Pakistan will have to clear its stand before this.