Shoaib, Sania to arrive in Pakistan Thursday

HYDERABAD DECCAN/LAHORE: Former skipper Shoaib Malik and his wife Sania Mirza will leave Mumbai for Karachi on Thursday.

The newly wed couple has already reached Mumbai, from where they will head to Karachi through national airline. From Karachi, they are like take a first available flight to Lahore.

According to Malik’s family sources, two separate receptions are being held for the couple in Pakistan, one in Malik’s hometown Sialkot on April 25 and another in Lahore on April 27.

The sources said that about 1000 guests have been invited for Sialkot’s reception while more than 1200 guests are being invited for the second reception.

President, Prime Minister, Punjab’s Chief Minister, PML-N chief Mian Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, Chairman PCB Ejaz Butt and cricketers are among the invitees.