Visa rejection forces Pakistan to skip Asian Squash Championship

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Farhan Mehboob, Farhan Zaman, Tayyab Aslam and Waqar Mehboob were scheduled to fly across the border from Islamabad on Monday. — AFP/File

Pakistan were forced to cancel their participation in the upcoming Asian Squash Championship in Chennai, India after their visas were rejected.

Farhan Mehboob, Farhan Zaman, Tayyab Aslam and Waqar Mehboob were scheduled to fly across the border from Islamabad on Monday.

The Indian High Commission rejected the visas for the national squash team following failure in getting the security clearance from the related authorities, a Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) official said.

The PSF will record it’s protest at both on the Asian and world level, he added.

The event kicks off on April 26 and will feature all Asian sides bar Pakistan.

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