ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday conveyed his heartiest felicitations to Saudi Prime Minister and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman on Saudi Arabia football team’s win in FIFA World Cup 2022 match.
On his Twitter handle, the Prime Minister said that Saudi Arabia made history by staging the biggest upset in the world cup thriller against Argentina. “What a game of football it was!” he added.
The Prime Minister said that they shared the happiness of their Saudi brothers and sisters on the great win. Saudi Arabia stunned the two-time winner Argentina with 2-1 goals in one of the biggest shocks in the football world cup history during a thrilling Group C opener on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the National Assembly of Pakistan shared two pictures of Saudi players and congratulated Riyadh on the triumph. “Undoubtedly a stellar performance,” wrote the NA.
KSA announces public holiday on Nov 23 in celebration of National Team’s historic victory against Argentina! According to the Saudi Gazate report, King Salman has ordered that tomorrow, Wednesday, will be a holiday for all employees in public and private sectors as well as for students in all phases of education, in celebration of Saudi Arabia‘s stunning victory against Argentina in ongoing FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
“This is in line with the recommendation of Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman to celebrate the joyous occasion of the stunning victory of the Saudi national team against Argentina in their opening game of FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar,” the directives issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman said.