Ministry of Home Affairs cleared the way for Pakistan to play in the World Cup to be held in India

Blind Cricket T20 World Cup: In the Blind Team T20 World Cup 2022 to be held in India, the players of Pakistan have finally got visa permission to come to India. The Union Home Ministry has approved the issuance of visas to 34 players and officials of the Pakistan Blind Cricket Team for the World Cup to be held in India. Now the Ministry of External Affairs will be able to issue visas to the team. 

Actually before this, India had refused to give visa to Pakistan blind cricket team to come to India. Regarding this, the Blind Cricket Federation of India had said that Pakistan’s visa has been rejected. They are not coming to participate in the World Cup. At the same time, after this, Pakistan had raised questions regarding this. The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council had said that sport should be above regional politics and specially abled persons should be treated fairly in mega sporting events.

While till late night Pakistan media claimed that the Indian Home Ministry has already given permission, but the Foreign Ministry has not yet issued the visa due to political reasons.

It is noteworthy that this tournament is being organized in India from 5th December to 17th December. In which along with India, Pakistan’s team is also a strong contender for the title. Pakistan was the runner-up in the Blind Team T20 World Cup last time. At the same time, the Indian team made a great start in the tournament, defeating Nepal by 274 runs in their first match.

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