LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Mian Mohammed Shahbaz Sharif Tuesday hosted a reception in honour of national cricket team at CM house, SAMAA reported.
Also, he awarded Rs. 500,000 cheques among each player of team that reached semi-final event of the cricket World Cup.
On the occasion, CM lauded the performance of national side in the mega event.
“I am proud of our cricket team. It defeated the world’s best teams but unfortunately could not win semi-final of the event,” CM said.
He said that he was satisfied with overall performance of cricket team.
Later, CM dealt out shields and cheques worth five lack rupees among each player of team.
A number of national and provincial assembly members and tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq were also present on the occasion.