Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan has presented with a cricket bat as a Souvenir from Indian Cricket Team. It was served by Indian High Commissioner to Islamabad Mr Ajay Bisaria which was signed by the whole team earlier this month in South Africa. The team management initiated the gesture as they decided to send a symbol of respect towards former Pakistani Captain and now Prime Minister Imran Khan after registering a win in Pakistan’s general election. The Indian Cricket Team signed bat during India’s tour of South Africa.
Indian High commission Ajay Bisaria was requested by the BCCI’s CEO Rahul Johri to present the signed bat to Imran Khan as he is a good friend of him. Khan was busy in completing his commitments, so they decided to meet at the Iftaar party after he became Prime Minister of the nation. The Souvenir sent to Imran by the team India has attracted global attention, and the international body has started praising Indian Cricket Team for their kind gesture towards their cricketing rival’s former captain and now Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Indian cricketers showed several kind gestures towards Pakistan during the swearing ceremony when former Indian professional and Commentator Navjot Singh Siddhu joined the legendary cricketer Imran Khan in the celebration after he got an official invitation from the rival government. Though, Siddhu was criticised by the India opinion maker on his visit to Pakistan at the crucial moment when India announced a week of national mourning after the demise of India’s biggest Statesman Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Imran also showed his respect towards the former Prime Minister of India.
It has always been a give-and-take kind of relationship between India and Pakistan. Well, the gesture showed by Pakistan and India on both the occasion is tagged as evenly diplomatic which can help the nations to build a proper relation despite the situation at LOC.