RAWALPINDI: Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor, while responding to fans requesting to wear army caps, said, “sports are beyond politics”.
The DG ISPR tweeted, “armed forces acknowledged the love and support of the fans who wanted to wear military-style caps and shirts in Pakistan Premier League’s final match”.
Dear Pakistanis u are desirous to put on military style caps/shirts during PSL Final. Pak Armed Forces humbly acknowledge your love & support. Sports are beyond politics & we believe that our bondage is beyond such gestures alone. Enjoy the game in CityOfLights.#PakistanZindabad
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) 14 March 2019
“Sports are beyond politics and we believe that our bondage is beyond such gestures alone. Enjoy the game in the city of lights,” he added.
Pakistani fans had requested to wear military caps at the final after the Indian cricket team decided to wear army caps during the third ODI against Australia.