Closer sporting ties are key to Indo-Pak friendship, feels Imran Khan

Imran Khan says in an interview that cricket relations between India and Pakistan can foster better relations between people of the two countries.

updated: April 30, 2014 11:01 IST
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Karachi: Cricket legend Imran Khan has called for improved sporting and political relations between India and Pakistan and believes the two neighbours could co-exist peacefully in the region.

"My view has always been that cricket relations between the two countries are very important to foster better relations among the people at least," Imran said.

The former Pakistan captain, who now heads his Tehreek-e-Insaaf party which rules in the Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province and is a major opposition party now at the national level, said India and Pakistan could gain a lot from each other if they co-existed peacefully. (Also read: Imran Khan launches 'Love 20 League')

"We can gain a lot but lose by having bitter relations," he said in an interview to Ary News channel in Dubai.

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