Cricketer Shoiab Malik has taken his better half and Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza from Karachi to Islamabad and later the couple was escorted to a five star hotel on Thursday evening, Geo news reported. Talking exclusively to Geo news on board from Karachi to Islamabad flight, Shoaib said he knew that he would witness thrilling atmosphere but never knew it was going to be this big and that he could not help feeling totally overwhelmed. He said he was flying over the moon seeing celebrations in Pakistan on Indian television channels. We, being a couple, never imagined receiving such a gigantic response, though we had a little idea that people from two sides would be surprised at out wedding. “I was very excited to watch the festivities unfolding in Pakistan,” Shoaib told the Geo News correspondent. He also thanked airport authorities for showing extra care. While replying to a question about his future plan regarding cricket, Shoaib expressed his keenness to rejoin the green kit. “I wish T20 squad the best of luck”, Shoaib remarked. He said Sania is also very excited over the warm welcome accorded to the couple on arrival. “I thank everyone on her behalf,” he said. Shoaib Malik said he wished the program of Valima reception goes well too. Sania and I will decide to tackle the issues after Valima function, Shoaib noted. It may be mentioned the duo is being accorded a high-level treatment being official guests in Pakistan since their arrival. Amid VVIP protocol, the couple was escorted to a five star hotel from Benazir International airport amidst stringent security in federal capital. The traffic on their way from airport to hotel was kept on halt. From tomorrow, the duo is scheduled to kick off official meetings with high-level government personnel including Prime Minister Gilani, President Zardari and other federal cabinet members besides Indian High Commission in Pakistan.
By: Geo News