PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan voiced displeasure over the announcement of prize to Peshawar Zalmi and demanded explanation from Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak.
Expressing reservations over the announcement of cash reward for Peshawar Zalmi that lifted Pakistan Super League (PSL2) trophy, Imran Khan asked Khattak to account for his decision.
“On what basis did you announce cash prize from the public money for a private club,” Khan bristled.
It should be mentioned here that Pervez Khattak announced Rs. 20 million cash prize for the winner of Peshawar Zalmi which beat Quetta Gladiators by 58 runs last night in PSL2 final.
Talking to team owner, Javed Afridi on phone, the Chief Minster congratulated Peshawar Zalmi for becoming the champion of PSL-2 and invited the team to visit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Chief Minister said winning PSL event was a result of best collective performance and strategy of the entire team.
All Peshawar Zalmi team members will be accorded a warm welcome in Peshawar and they will be provided foolproof security in KP, Khattak said. –SAMAA
Story first published: 9th March 2017