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Nisar briefs PM on security report about Pak team’s India visit

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday held a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and exchanged views on Pakistan cricket team’s participation in the World T20 Cup started in India from Tuesday.

Sources said the interior minister also presented initial report prepared by the Pakistan security team in India to the Premier.

The two-member Pakistan security delegation comprising senior director of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Lahore, Dr Usman Anwar and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Security officer, Col. (R) Azam Khan went to Amritsar (India) from Lahore on Monday to assess the situation at Dharamshala ahead of the Pakistan India clash in that town on March 19.

Interior Minister is likely to announce government’s decision about the participation of Pakistan’s team in World T20 after reviewing the security report of the team.

The security team was constituted by the Pakistan government after Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh expressed his state government difficulty to provide security to the Pakistan team which is scheduled to play India on March 19 at Dharamshala.

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