KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has congratulated the Nepali cricket team for its ‘outstanding’ achievements in international cricket tournaments.
During his meeting today with the squad at his Khumaltar-based residence, the former Prime Minister said the team took the country’s position to a new height through their historic achievements. “The team was succeeded in creating a history, bringing abundant joy for the entire country, for him personally and his party as well,” he said.
NCP chair Dahal was of the view that progress in Nepali cricket meant a lot in consolidating the national unity when the country was in the journey of prosperity, according to his private secretariat. “The State has accorded a special priority to the sports sector and a stadium going to be constructed in Chitwan would further contribute to the promotion of Nepali cricket.”
On the occasion, he pledged his best to promote the Nepali cricket and boost up the confidence of cricketers. The squad who reached Khumaltar to call on leader Dahal comprised Nepal Cricket Association office bearers, coach, team captain Paras Khadka and other players.
The team returned home with the series victory in the recent one day international against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the T20 international. RSS