Pakistan’s biggest cricket stadium will be built in Islamabad: PM Khan

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan directed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s chairman Ehsan Mani to lead the plan to build the country’s biggest cricket stadium in the Capital city. 

In this regard, Mani met Capital Development Authority (CDA)’s Chairman Amir Ali Ahmed on Thursday to discuss the roadmap for building the biggest stadium in Pakistan.  The stadium will match high-standards containing state-of-the-art High-Performance centre.

CDA’s land, planning, and development department has completed the survey for the stadium. A complete report will be presented to PM Khan by next month. After PM’s approval, the stadium will be built in partnership with the public and private sectors.

According to PCB’s director of High-Performance – Nadeem Khan, this stadium will be the biggest stadium in Asia with high-class facilities. “This is a great initiative by PM and we are looking forward to contributing our role in it. PCB is in touch with CDA for planning the establishment of Islamabad International Cricket Stadium,” he said.

Nadeem also shared that there is a plan to increase sitting capacity inside the Pindi Cricket Stadium in near future.

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