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Sarfraz Nawaz called on Barrister Amjad Malik


Former test cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz called on the Chairman OPF Board of Governors Barrister Amjad Malik
at his chambers in Rochdale.
Both discussed the `talent hunt’ and sports opportunities for overseas Pakistanis and their children and ways and means to promote sports amongst Diaspora and encourage them to participate and create opportunities to find and polish such talent in football, cricket and other sports, said a press release issued here.
Chairman explored the possibilities of encouraging talent, utilise the facilities of Pakistan Cricket Board and provide summer holidays camps and friendly matches for the children of overseas Pakistanis.
It was observed that there are over 1.2 million overseas Pakistanis in UK and majority hail from Azad Kashmir and Mirpur cricket stadium is state of the art facility and it must be used to encourage young minds to promote and nourish their talents and polish the natural skill. These initiatives will help to curtail crime rate, radicalisation, unbridled strength and extreme views amongst growing youth.
Chairman confirm that he will speak to Pakistani Govt, High Commission, coach and stars on the subject who had County Cricket experience in UK and soon further meaningful actions will be proposed to Board of Governors to kick start a memorandum of understanding between OPF and PCB to promote sports amongst our
youngsters in overseas, an international friendly match and coaching classes to start with.
Sarfraz appreciated the idea of sports promotion amongst overseas and offered his unconditional cooperation to OPF in this pursuit.
Star Cricketer was acknowledged by the Chairman Board of Governors for his services to the promotion of sports and talent in UK and Pakistan with a shield of OPF.

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