Press Release


Two large screens have been installed in the Islamabad Sports Complex for the India-Pakistan Semi final

Islamabad 29th March, 2011: On the directives of the Federal Minister for Sports, Engr. Shaukat Ullah the Ministry of Sports and Pakistan Sports Board has installed 2 large screens in the Jinnah Stadium at Islamabad Sports Complex to show the much awaited Pakistan-India semi-final to the general public free of any charges.

Mr. Shaukat Ullah said that this special arrangement is made because a large number of people could not visit India to see the match in Mohali Stadium because of shortage of match tickets and these large screens will provide the audience a stadium-like environment and will be a great source of entertainment for the people of Islamabad. The Minister, who is leaving for India today with the Prime Minister to watch the semi-final, extended his best wishes for Pakistani team and said that Pakistan team is in winning momentum and the players are desperate to perform well. In a message to the nation the Minister said that by the grace of God Almighty our team will return victorious.


PRO to Minister for Sports