May 6, 2023 – Brampton, ON. | MainstreamCanadian.ca – Mayor of Brampton Patrick Brown is currently in Pakistan and has been having several key meetings.
Mayor Brown took to Twitter and mentioned his meeting with Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister, the cricket legend, Imran Khan. Mayor Brown stated, “I had a very nice chat with @ImranKhanPTI this evening about politics, democracy, the rule of law & of course cricket. He served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan and based on public opinion would easily win again if elections are permitted. I told him he has a big following in Brampton & Canada. At every Pakistani Canadian event, I hear about how the community is inspired by his resilience and his courage to continue to raise his voice despite assassination attempts.“
Mayor Brown continued and stated, “He (Imran Khan) is also a cricket legend. I enjoyed telling him about my efforts to grow the game in Canada and the upcoming @GT20Canada tournament in Brampton. @ImranKhanPTI played cricket professionally until 1992, served as Team Pakistan’s captain and won the 1992 Cricket World Cup, in what is Pakistan’s first and only victory in the competition. Considered one of cricket’s greatest all-rounders, he scored 3,807 runs and took 362 wickets in Test cricket and was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.“
Mayor Brown had earlier kicked off his trip to Pakistan with meetings in Karachi at the National Incubation Center, where he discussed opportunities for startups, including the Start-Up Visa Program and how innovation ecosystems could be bridged globally. He took to Twitter and stated, “Proud to invite tech talent from around the world to @BhiveBrampton. We are building an exciting start up ecosystem in our downtown.”
Mayor Brown rang the bell at Karachi Stock Exchange as well.
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Mayor Patrick Brown continued with his social media communications and Tweeted regarding the GT20 Cricket Tournament which is he’s promoting in Pakistan and his meeting with Pakistani cricketing legend Shahid Afridi.
Mayor Brown’s Twitter followers made several positive comments relating to his meetings in Pakistan.
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