AMN / Kathmandu
India Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar today met Prime Minister of Nepal K.P. Sharma Oli in Kathmandu. In a tweet Prime Minister Oli said “Pleased to meet with @sachin_rt, famous cricket player, and UNICEF goodwill ambassador today. He appreciated the efforts undertaken by Nepal for the promotion of the rights of the children and their welfare”.
Sachin Tendulkar, one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket, arrived in Kathmandu on Friday as the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) goodwill ambassador. He played a friendly cricket match alongside children at Tribhuvan University Stadium in Kirtipur on Saturday.
On this occasion, Sachin said “let’s try to better understand the strengths of each child, eat, play and laugh with them more and support them in doing what they love. Sachin added, “Don’t clip their wings, let them fly.” The game was organised by UNICEF and European Union Programme to commemorate 30 years of UN Convention of the Rights of the Child. Sachin also visited the famous Pashupatinath temple and offered prayers.