7500 tickets to be issued for Pak cricket fans

Published: Friday, February 4, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Mohali:The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA)- organizers of the opening India-Pakistan Test match to be played at the PCA Stadium here has decided to offer Pakistani cricket fans 7,500 tickets.

Announcing this, Punjab Cricket Association president Inderjit Singh Bindra said they have requested the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to request the Ministry of External Affairs to simplify the procedure for issuing visas, opening of the Wagha Border and other formalities, including more immigration counters for the Pakistani cricket fans.

He said all tickets for the Pakistani fans would be sold at Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore.

Arrangements for issuing visas to the ticket holders from across the border will be issued in Lahore itself. The seasonal ticket for the Pakistani fans has been fixed at Rs 1500, which included transportation from Wagha Border to Mohali and back to Wagha Border after the match.

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