Sunday Feb 16, 2020
ISLAMABAD: Foreign players and other officials coming to Pakistan for the fifth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL 5) have been granted the status of 'state guest' by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Match officials, security consultants, and media persons who have come to Pakistan to cover the tournament would also be accorded special status under the premier's orders.
PM Imran issued the directives to all the provincial chief secretaries, chief commissioners, police chiefs, and other officials to provide special security them.
He said "all the foreigners are our guests" and instructed authorities to make special arrangements for their safety.
Pakistan is in the grip of PSL fever; the tournament is set to start February 20, 2020. The foreign players have started to join their respective teams.