The chief minister of Balochistan, Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo attended the commemoration
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Khan Afridi laid the foundation stone of the cricket academy project in Balochistan. He plans to start a cricket academy for enthusiastic youngsters at the Sariab Sports Complex, Balochistan. This is a joint effort of the Shahid Afridi Foundation and the Government of Balochistan.
The chief minister of Balochistan, Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo, attended the commemoration; accompanying him was his chief secretary Abdul Aziz Uqaili and the members of Balochistan’s provincial assembly.
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“I welcome Shahid Afridi on his arrival here,” Bizenjo said. “…today is a big day, on which we are providing a platform to the province youth to show their skills and performance,” he exclaimed.
The chief minister announced that his government completely supports the Shahid Afridi Foundation in building the academy. This project will be successfully completed in 3 months.
“I wish Balochistan to have its own cricket league,” said Afridi.
Afridi recently served as the chief selector of Pakistan men's national team for the recently-concluded New Zealand series.