Paris: 1st October, 2018.
The prize distribution ceremony was held in the French town of Bois de Vincennes, located in the suburb of Paris yesterday after conclusion of Jinnah Cricket Championship trophy matches.
The elegant ceremony was attended by Mr. Moin ul Haque the Ambassador of Pakistan to France, Mr. Kazi Imtiaz Hossain, Ambassador of Bangladesh, Mr. Prebagarane Balane the President of France Cricket, diplomats from the cricket-playing nations, senior officials from the French Ministry of Sports and Olympic Committee and a large number of cricket fans.
Addressing the prize distribution ceremony, the Ambassador of Pakistan noted with satisfaction that after the launch of the Jinnah Trophy with the support of the Embassy of Pakistan in 2015, cricket is increasingly becoming popular in France and more and more young French nationals have started showing keen interest in this game. He assured Embassy’s continued support for organized Jinnah Trophy in the future.
Later Ambassador distributed the trophy and prizes to the winning team.
In all 16 teams participated in the Jinnah Champions Trophy from all over France.
Jinnah Championship Trophy started four years ago has now become the biggest and most prestigious tournament in cricket circle of France.