President, PM congratulate team on T20 triumph

Updated: 22 June 2009 07:55 IST

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and PM Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani hailed Younus Khan and his teammates for winning the World T20 title in England.

President, PM congratulate team on T20 triumph

Islamabad:

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Sunday hailed Younus Khan and his teammates for winning the World Twenty20 title in England.

In a message to Younus, Zardari congratulated the Pakistan captain and his team for bringing laurels to the country.

Zardari said it was really a team effort by the Pakistan side which made the whole nation proud.

Gilani, on his part, made a telephone call to Younus to greet him and the team. The Prime Minister also praised Shahid Afridi and Umar Gul for the sterling performance in the tournament.

The Prime Minister also invited the team to a reception on their return.

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