RAWALPINDI: Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that sports are beyond politics.
Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) took to Twitter saying “Dear Pakistanis you are desirous to put on military style caps/shirts during PSL Final. Pak Armed Forces humbly acknowledge your love and support. Sports are beyond politics and we believe that our bondage is beyond such gestures alone.”
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DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor went on to say, “Enjoy the game in the City Of Lights.”
DG ISPR statement came after Pakistani cricket fans were demanding to wear military style caps and shirts during the PSL final in Karachi in response to Indian cricket team wore camouflage caps during a one-day international against Australia in Ranchi last week.
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A campaign had been launched on social media by cricket fans for wearing the caps.