Pak PM to announce new incentives for cricketers

November 20th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): Buoyed by the recent 3-0 win over the Caribbeans, Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani is today expected to announce fresh incentives for cricketers who will perform outstandingly in future international contests.

The announcement is expected to come after PCB Chairman Ejaz Butt meets the PM at the PM House.

Sources close to the PM said that Gilani, who himself is a keen sportsman and has special affection for cricket, would discuss the affairs of the cricket with its new Chairman, who has produced positive results immediate after assuming the office last month, reported The News.

Prime Ministers Press Secretary Zahid Bashir and Islamabad Cricket Association President Shakil Shaikh are also expected to be present at the meeting.

Zahid Bashir had a long association with the PCB. The prime minister will also felicitate the chairman of the Board on the recent 3-0 victory against the West Indies in Abu Dhabi. (ANI)

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