Thatscricket - ODI Series - India~~s tour of Pakistan- Holiday declared in Karachi for Indo-Pak ODI

Published: Monday, March 29, 2004, 23:53 [IST]
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Islamabad:A one-day holiday has been declared in Karachi to enable fans to watch the opening match of the historic cricket series between India and Pakistan on March 13.

Sindh Chief Minister Sardar Ali Mohammed Mahar announced that the holiday was for people to watch the match on television while at home.

The Chief Minister also said, at a meeting to review the arrangements, that the Karachi match was an honour for the Sindh Province, 'The News' daily said.

Mahar said respect for the guests was part of their traditions and he was hopeful that the people of Sindh would give a practical demonstration of their traditional hospitality, sincerity and respect for the visitors.

He said the people would extend full cooperation to the administration and law enforcement agencies for maintenance of law and order.

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