Pak Bar Council invites Indian Men and Women Advocates to Play Cricket
New Delhi, September 13 – The Pakistan Bar Council has invited Cricket team of Men’s and women’s lawyers of India to visit Pakistan during the month of October, 2023, for friendly Cricket match between both the teams in Pakistan and subsequently in India.
Hassan Raza Pasha, Chairman Executive Committee, Pakistan Bar Council in the invitation letter to Senior Advocate Dr Adish C Aggarwala, President, International Council of Jurists, London on Tuesday stated that, “This initiative is being taken to enhance the harmony and cordial relations between lawyers of both the countries and during this visit, exchange of views and experience will help both the sides to understand the legal system of India and Pakistan. This initiative will increase our legal acumen and knowledge.
Dr Adish C Aggarwala, who is also President, Supreme Court Bar Association also held a telephonic conversation with Hassan Pasha of Pakistan Bar Council.
In this regards, Dr Adish Aggarwala, who is also Chairman, All India Bar Association said, we have recieved this invitation from Apex body of lawyers of Pakistan. It will be a good start as the relationship between both the countries improving positively and visiting each other’s country lawyers will gain experience and definitely will promote brotherhood between both the countries.
Dr Aggarwala further said, for India and Pakistan cricket is not just a game, it is a highly emotional issue and these proposed matches will bring back special memories for both cricket-loving lawyers of both nations.
Cricket matches between India and Pakistan have the potential to promote harmony and improve bilateral relations between the two countries. Cricket is an incredibly popular sport in both India and Pakistan, and matches between the two teams often generate significant excitement and enthusiasm among fans, he said.
Sports, including cricket, have the unique ability to transcend political boundaries and bring people together. When India and Pakistan play against each other, it provides an opportunity for fans from both sides to engage in healthy competition, enjoy the game, and appreciate each other’s skills and talent. It can create a shared experience that bridges the gap between the two nations, added Dr Aggarwala.
According to the Pakistan Bar Council invitation, the Men’s and the Women’s Cricket matches will be played in the cities of Karachi and Rawalpindi respectively.
On the issue of Security, Dr Aggarwala further added that we are soon applying for permission from concern ministries of the Centre Government including Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice and Ministry of Sports etc.