Haseebullah Khan cricketer selection for national camp a good omen: Agha
Governor Balochistan, Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha handing over a shield to Haseebullah Khan cricketer: Photo provided by Governor's Secretariat

Sports Desk : 

QUETTA: Governor Balochistan, Syed Zahoor Agha has termed the selection of Haseebullah Khan, an under-19 cricket player in the national camp as a good omen. The young cricketer from Balochistan’s Pishin district called on the Governor on Monday afternoon.

“You are an ambassador of Balochistan and Pakistan”, the Governor told the under-19 champion who made headlines recently in the sports arena. Mr. Khan is an emerging batsman and wicketkeeper from Balochistan. Secretary Sports Balochistan, Mr. Imran Gichki has also hailed the emerging cricketer from Pishin and termed his selection on the national level as a matter of pride for the province.

The Governor stated that every capability needs an opportunity and the present government has committed to encouraging local talent to compete on national and international levels. “Sky is the limit, go ahead, the government will support you”, Mr. Agha stated.

Meeting be Haseebullah to be arranged with Prime Minister: Governor

Governor Agha promised that he would ensure the meeting of the young cricketer from Pishin with Prime Minister Imran Khan. “There is no lack of talented youngsters and players, it is all about opportunities”, the governor mentioned.

Governor Balochistan urged the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to encourage players from Balochistan so that they could play on national and international levels. “No dearth of talent here”, he noted.

He appreciated the talent of Haseebullah Khan and expressed the hope that he would make the province and country proud on an international level.

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