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Embassy of Afghanistan welcomes Afghan Cricket Team in London

IMG_4124Embassy of Afghanistan in London hosted the Afghan National Cricket team at a dinner reception on Friday 29th May 2015.

At a ceremony in honour of the Afghan cricket team with the participation of diplomatic members of the embassy, Mr.  Ahmad Zia Siamak, Chargé d’ Affaires, welcomed to the members of the cricket team, praised their achievements and said that the growth of cricket in Afghanistan is indicative of the interests of Afghan youth towards sports. Further stating, that for more than thirty years Afghanistan’s name has been linked to war and the achievements of Afghan cricket team has helped in changing that perception, as well as bringing joy and optimism for the future of the country.

IMG_4151The Afghan cricket team have arrived in the United Kingdom to participate in the ICC World Cup Twenty20 qualifier with the Scottish national team.

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