Pakistan lodges protest with New Zealand authorities over postponement of tour

Pakistan lodges protest with New Zealand authorities over postponement of tour

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Wellington: Pakistan on Tuesday formally protested to New Zealand over the cancellation of the New Zealand cricket team’s tour of Pakistan over security concerns minutes before first one-day international was due to start.

According to sources, Pakistan’s High Commissioner Murad Ashraf Janjua met top New Zealand officials and handed over the protest letter to them.

Sources further said that in the letter, Pakistan has demanded from New Zealand to provide reasons and details for postponing the visit.

The Pakistan High Commissioner said that the cancellation of the New Zealand cricket team’s tour of Pakistan is a very serious matter.

The way the tour was postponed was wrong. No details about the postponement of the tour were shared.

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