LAHORE: Leaving behind all apprehensions and fears finally the Punjab government has confirmed that the Pakistan Super League final will be held at Lahore according to schedule, March 5.
The decision was taken in a high level meeting held under the chair of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and was also attended by law minister Rana Saanaullah.
“PSL final will be held at Lahore on March five and the fool proof security arrangements have been med in this regard, ” the chief minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif said while addressing the meeting.
He said that now nation should support Punjab government to successfully hold PSL final an the heat of Pakistan.
He said that the decision was taken after reviewing the security situation and the cabinet committee for law and order has been handed over all the security arrangements.
Provincial law minister Rana Sanaullah added that preparations have been made to hold the final at the Gaddafi Stadium and final preparations are ongoing at the venue.
Later talking to media PSL Chairman Najam Sethi said the decision has been announced by the Punjab government and added that the tickets for the final will go on sale from Tuesday.
“We have to wait till March 3 to know which foreign players will travel to Lahore, as we still do not know which two teams will qualify,” said the PSL chairman.
He also said he salutes the chief minister of Punjab for the decision and all provincial and federal authorities, including security forces, are “on the same page”.
“This is a time for the people to be united and resilient,” said Sethi adding that the decision has shown the country will not be held hostage by terrorism.