Lahore: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who has taken over as patron-in-chief of the country's cricket board, has asked its chairman Najam Sethi to focus on reviving bilateral series with India even if it has to be done at a neutral venue.
"PM Sharif has tasked Najam Sethi to especially focus revival of cricketing ties with India even on a neutral venue," a close aide of Sharif said.
The aide said that Sharif's love for cricket "forced" him to appoint himself patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Cricket Board. Earlier, this position was held by the President of Pakistan. (Also read: Shoaib Akhtar wants PCB to stop running after BCCI)