Kashmiri wrestlers invited to India-Pakistan event

Updated: May 14, 2012, 15:30 PM IST

Jammu: Top wrestlers from Jammu and Kashmir will participate in an India-Pakistan event to be organised by the Pakistan Style Wrestling Association in the first week of July.

Shiv Kumar Sharma, president of the Jammu and Kashmir Indian Style Wrestling Association, said the president of the Pakistani association, Tariq Mir, has invited them to participate in the event.

He said: "We in Jammu and Kashmir have also been extended an invitation by Pakistan for participation of our top wrestlers. So we have initiated a process to pick up some good participants."

"These two nations playing indigenous games on either side would certainly pave the way for an improved relationship.”

"The association is thankful to Tariq Mir for the invitation," he said.