Pakistan is safe to host matches: Zaka Ashraf

Jan 08, 2013, 07:21 IST | IANS

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf said yesterday that Pakistan is a safe venue and talks are on with International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for resumption of cricket ties in the country

Ashraf told IANS that he met ICC chief executive Dave Richardson on the sidelines of the third and the final ODI against India here on Sunday and “talks were fruitful”.

“Pakistan is a safe venue for international cricket. Last year, an ICC committee also assessed the security situation in Pakistan and the reports were positive,” Ashraf told before leaving for Lahore. 

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