Sports personalities to join advisory board on Kashmir


Islamabad: Top sports personalities across Pakistan have been invited to join the Cultural, Heritage and Sports Advisory Board for Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir.

Kashmir Committee’s Chairman, Shehryar Afridi has formed the board which also includes film producers, singers, film and TV stars.

Former cricket team captain Wasim Akram, Tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq, Squash legends Jahangir Khan and Jansher Khan, woman squash star Maria Toorpakai, former women’s cricket team captain Sana Mir and footballer Karishma Ali have been invited to join.

Afridi took to Twitter and wrote, “I am pleased to announce the formation of an Advisory Board for Kashmir Committee comprising of top professionals from cinematic & sports spheres. This board will advise on measures to preserve & nurture heritage, culture & sports of Jammu & Kashmir and its amalgamation with Pakistan.”

In a letter addressed to one of the advisory board members, Shehryar Afridi mentioned, “To promote our cultural heritage and preserve our cultural legacy, we have decided to make you part of our advisory board on culture, heritage & sports.”

The first meeting of the advisory board is scheduled for mid-November.

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