President Mamnoon Hussain has said that sports at international level bring countries closer to each other.
The President said while talking to a delegation of French Cricket Association which called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadar,Islamabadon Tuesday.
Welcoming the organizers and players in the delegation, the President praised the Pakistan Embassy in France for holding the Jinnah Cricket Champions Trophy in France with the cooperation of International Cricket Council (ICC).
The President urged the Pakistani players in the delegation to benefit from educational facilities in France along with participating in sports activities. The Pakistani players stated that Pakistan has gained in prestige with the holding of Jinnah Cricket Champions Trophy in France