KARACHI: A minute of silence will be observed before the HBL PSL season 4 final on Sunday to offer solidarity with the Christchurch martyrs at the National Stadium, Karachi.
Sources indicated the duration closing ceremony to be shorter, while no dancing will be performed during the event.
Sources added that national songs paying tribute to the martyrs will be played instead of the concert. The ceremony will feature Aima Baig, Fawad Khan, Junoon, Ibrar Ul Haq and Shuja Haider.
The battle for the HBL PSL season 4 trophy between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators to begin at 8pm following the ceremony.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Arif Alvi and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Ehsan Mani and Spanish football veteran Carles Puyol expected to attend the match.