India did not grant visas to Pakistan's junior hockey team for world cup: PHF

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has rejected claims from the Global Hockey Federation (FIH) that it had not submitted commute paperwork for its gamers via the respectable closing date, which FIH stated ended in its exclusion from the Junior World Cup.

India did not factor Pakistan’s junior hockey gamers the visas that they wanted to be in a position to take part within the event, a press unencumber issued by way of the PHF stated.

“This model of the FIH is totally baseless because the PHF had submitted visa software bureaucracy along side related paperwork pertaining to visa formalities smartly in time on Oct 24. The No Objection Certificates (NOC) from the federal government of Pakistan had additionally been got on time however nonetheless India did not factor visas to the Pakistani contingent,” it added.

The Ministry of Overseas Affairs additionally issued a remark on Thursday, confirming that India had not granted the hockey team’s visa programs.

Talking to DawnNews previous, PHF Secretary Shehbaz Ahmed termed the transfer “pre-planned” and stated “Pakistan did not prolong any responsibilities pertaining to schedules and it’s India’s fault which did not factor visas to the Pakistani delegation ahead of the given time limit.”

Pakistan on Nov 19 had issued NOCs to the Pakistan’s junior hockey team so as for them to participate within the Junior World Hockey Cup scheduled to be held in India from Dec eight to 18.

The Malaysian junior males’s has changed Pakistan as in keeping with the verdict of FIH issued Monday.

“Sarcastically,” the PHF press unencumber added, “India is in a position to supply visas to the Malaysian team, who’ve changed Pakistan, in three-days’ time.”

Calling FIH’s choice an “unjust act”, the PHF stated that in spite of having restricted assets, it had spent round Rs100 million to get ready the junior squad.

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