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Shahid Afridi to restore public library turned into garbage dump in Tank

Shahid Afridi Tank library

The Former Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team Shahid Khan Afridi pledges to reestablish the only public library situated in the district Tank of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which was turned into a garbage place due to local authorities mismanagement.

Boom Boom Afridi shared that its heart wrenching to see the view of the only library in the District Tank, KP, “only library in District Tank, KP, closed for over 15 years now”, Afridi said.

The much-admired batsman of Pakistan also added, “Youth is our future and education is paramount to their development. I will ensure the restoration of this library in Tank with the help of my Shahid Afridi foundation”.

Shahid Afridi bought Mushfiqur’s bat to raise Covid funds in Bangladesh

At the start of the coronavirus pandemic in order to contribute to the COVID-19 relief fund in Bangladesh, Shahid Afridi a humanitarian and a social worker purchased a cricket bat that was put up on auction by a Bangladeshi cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim for $20,000.

The bat was a memory to Bangladeshi batsman who played an unforgettable innings of 200 against Sri Lanka in the Galle test back in 2013.

Mushfiqur Rahim made it public on Facebook regarding the purchasing of the bat by Pakistani legend Shahid Afridi on behalf of his charitable organization.

“I feel privileged and honoured that someone like him has joined our great cause,” Mushfiqur Rahim added.

Earlier, due to his constant engagement in the pandemic Shahid Afridi tested Covid-19 positive and remained in quarantine at home until he fully recovered.

On 14th August 2020 Shahid Afridi also donated a fully equipped ambulance for the people of Tirah valley under the initiative of #SAFhealth. He further added that it is a small effort to reach helpless citizens living in the distant area.

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