Balochistan: Quetta, Gwadar to get international standard football stadiums

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Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said two football stadium of international standard would be constructed in Quetta and Gwadar, Balochistan.

“Brazil has always extended cooperation for promotion of sports, particularly football but we are eager to seek further cooperation for promotion of this game in the country,” he said this in a meeting with Brazilian Ambassador Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins at the Parliament House.

“Football is very popular game in Balochistan, however, the players need encouragement and patronage,” he said.

He said Pakistan and Brazil would further cement the cooperation in parliamentary, social and economic sectors.

Sadiq Sanjrani said that there was a need for frequent exchanges of parliamentary delegations between Pakistan and Brazil as both the countries had many similarities in political and economic landscape.

“With frequent exchanges of parliamentary delegations, the cooperation in different sectors would further increase,” he said.

He said that Pakistan gave utmost importance to its relations with Brazil, however, Pakistan was looking forward for enhancing the parliamentary linkages and cooperation in the economic and social sectors.

The chairman senate said that because of improved security situation in the country, the environment for the foreign investment was very conducive in Pakistan.  The foreign investors including the Brazilian businessmen should benefit from the economic potential and investment prospects in Pakistan, he said.

The Brazilian ambassador said that his country was providing assistance not only for promotion of street football in Lyari but had also organized different events involving Brazilian international football coaches for promotion of this game in other cities of Pakistan.