Thatscricket - ODI Series - India~~s tour of Pakistan- Visa camp for cricket lovers to be opened

Published: Tuesday, March 30, 2004, 21:07 [IST]
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Amritsar:A special two-day visa camp for cricket lovers keen to travel to Pakistan for the ongoing India-Pakistan cricket series would open in Amritsar on Saturday.

"We will work here day and night for issuing visas for two One-day matches to be played at Lahore on March 21 and 24 to cricket lovers who are keen to visit Pakistan," Khalid Jamali of the Pakistan High Commission, who would hold the temporary visa camp at Chehertha on the city outskirts along with three other officials, said on arrival from Delhi.

Jamali said, "we are here to sanction 1000 visas to cricket lovers; whosoever comes first gets the visa. The visa fee would be Rs 15 and the counter would open tomorrow morning at nine and would continue till late night unless all those in the queue are cleared."

The Pakistani official said no one without the match ticket would be entertained.

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