Pakistani PM to watch cricket cup semi-final
Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani will travel to India this week to watch a cricket match between the two South Asian rivals in what is dubbed as "cricket diplomacy".
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday invited Gilani and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to watch the hotly contested World Cup semi-final to be played in the northern Indian town of Mohali on Wednesday.
"We have welcomed the invitation of the Indian Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh and it has now been decided that Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani will visit India to watch the match," Zardari's spokesman Farhatullah Babar said.
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