Islamabad 23rd December, 2013: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has taken notice on news published in The Dawn dated 21st December, 2013 about the financial problems faced by cricket legend Little Master Hanif Mohammad.
Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada Federal Minister Inter Provincial Coordination was asked to look into the matter. Syed Amir Hamza Gilani Director General Pakistan Sports Board talked with Little Master Hanif Mohammad and consoled him on sad demise of his grandson “Ayyan”. Syed Amir Hamza Gilani lauded the services of his family for the country in field of cricket. He told that Federal Government will provide financial assistance to him. Moreover, instructions to PCB have also been issued to move forward in the direction. Efforts are being made to persuade Provincial Government to help him, expressed DG PSB Syed Amir Hamza Gilani.
Mian Syed Wahid
Director (PR & MM)
Pakistan Sports Board