02 Aug 2009:
Karachi Aug 02: Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan along with City Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal on the night intervening Saturday and Sunday inaugurated newly constructed floodlight cricket stadium in Korangi.
MNA Asif Husnain, Abdul Waseem, Provincial Sports Minister Dr. Muhammad Ali Shah, Minister for Youth Affairs Sindh Faisal Sabzwari, Town Nazim Muhammad Amin, Test Cricketer Shoaib Muhammad, Siraj-ul-Islam Bukhari, members of provincial assembly, town nazmeen, union nazmeen, councilors, prominent sports personalities and thousands of people were also present on this occasion.
Governor of Sindh on this occasion congratulating City Nazim said that city government has done commendable work by constructing a world class cricket stadium for youths of Landhi and Korangi. The facility would be used by people living in far flanged areas also.
He said that city government is providing international standard sports facilities to citizens.
Nazim Karachi Syed Mustafa Kamal while speaking on this occasion said that today is a historical day for Landhi where Haq Parast leadership has gifted a world class cricket stadium to youths of Landhi, Korangi and adjacent areas.
The stadium would be used for first class and international matches.
He said that Haq Parast leadership has on one side upgrade the infrastructure of the city and on the other side also paid attention on health care and sports facilities for citizens.
Nazim Karachi said that the process of formation of cricket teams at town and city level is underway and the players are chosen only on merit.
He said that the cricketers would be trained by senior players and test cricketers. The program is aimed to provide the opportunities to younger generation so that they could take part in the positive and constructive activities.
Nazim Karachi said that very soon Karachi would become the nursery of cricket.
He also congratulated people of Landhi an Korangi specially youths on the inauguration of cricket stadium.
Speaking on this occasion MNA Asif Hunsain thanked Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan and Nazim Karachi Syed Mustafa Kamal for completion of cricket stadium in Korangi. He said that the youths of this area were previously deprived of this facility.
He also paid tribute to efforts of City Nazim for promotion of sports specially cricket in Karachi.