West Indies’ all-rounder Darren Sammy will likely be given Pakistan’s highest civil award — Nishan-e-Pakistan — and honourary citizenship of Pakistan by President Arif Alvi on March 23, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned on Saturday.
In a tweet, the PCB’s media division introduced that citizenship will likely be conferred on Sammy for his “invaluable contribution to cricket in Pakistan”.
President of Pakistan Dr @ArifAlvi will confer the very best civilian award and honourary citizenship to Darren Sammy on 23 March for his invaluable contribution to cricket in Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/mn9AiLknB0
— PCB Media (@TheRealPCBMedia) February 22, 2020
“President of Pakistan Arif Alvi will confer the highest civilian award and honourary citizenship to Darren Sammy on 23 March for his invaluable contribution to cricket in Pakistan,” learn the tweet.
Sammy is at the moment main Peshwar Zalmi within the ongoing version of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
This comes after Zalmi proprietor Javed Afridi was not too long ago quoted as saying by The Dawn that the franchise had put in a request to the president to grant the Zalmi skipper honorary citizenship of Pakistan and requested PCB chairman Ehsan Mani to pursue it personally in order that the appliance is authorized.