High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood welcomes Pakistan Hockey Team on visit to India

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood extended a warm welcome to members of the Pakistan Hockey contingent, visiting India for the 2018 Hockey World Cup. The High Commissioner, senior officials of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, and Representatives of Hockey India were present at the Indira Gandhi International Airport during the team’s transit on its way to Bhubaneswar, capital of the Indian state of Odisha. Earlier, the team had entered India through the Wagha-Attari border and continued its onward journey to Bhubaneswar. For their part, Team Manager Hasan Sardar and Captain Muhamad Rizwan thanked the High Commissioner and other senior officials for their support and facilitation. High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood extended best wishes to the Pakistan Hockey team for success during the Hockey World Cup. The Pakistan team will play its pool matches against Germany on 1 December, Malaysia on 5 December, and the Netherlands on 9 December