President Dr Arif Alvi will Confer the Highest Civilian Award and Honorary Citizenship to Darren Sammy on March 23.

honorary citizenship of Pakistan and highest civil award

West Indian star cricketer and Peshawar Zalmi Captain Daren Sammy have a huge fan following in Pakistan due to his invaluable contribution to a cricket of Pakistan. In return, Govt of Pakistan has decided to award him the highest civil award i.e Nishan-e-Pakistan and honourary citizenship of  Pakistan on March 23.
In a tweet, PCB's media department announced that citizenship is awarded to Darren Sammy due to his "invaluable contribution to a cricket of Pakistan."

Sammy is currently in Pakistan and participating in Pakistan Super League 2020 by leading the Peshawar Zalmi team.

On February 19, Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi request PCB chairman,
We had requested an honorary citizenship for Daren Sammy, which is almost on the president's table. If you (PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani) pursue it a bit more and make a phone call, it would be accepted soon

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