The Islamabad Police on Tuesday appointed Pakistan’s quick bowler Haris Rauf as a goodwill ambassador and gave him the honorary DSP rank.
Taking to Twitter, Rauf shared his pleasure and wrote: I’m actually honoured to be appointed as a goodwill ambassador of the Islamabad Police and a good higher honour to have the ability to put on this uniform as our heroes who lay their lives within the line of responsibility!
Rauf thanked Islamabad IG Dr Akbar Nasir Khan and the Islamabad police for recognising his companies to Pakistan.
“I am thankful to IG and Islamabad police for making me their goodwill ambassador,” he mentioned.
“Whenever they need me, I will always be available to them,” he added.
In the meantime, the Islamabad police chief mentioned that it was an honour for them to have Rauf as their ambassador.
“Since Haris is from Islamabad, it is an honour for us to make him our ambassador. I am confident that he will set a good image of Islamabad police,” he mentioned.
Rauf, who used to play tape ball cricket in Rawalpindi, rose to fame after he was picked up in open trials held by Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Lahore Qalandars.
Qalandars invested in Rauf and despatched him to Australia underneath their participant improvement program. He then featured in Huge Bash League (BBL) earlier than making his T20I debut for Pakistan in 2020.
Quickly, Haris turned the identification of Qalandars and likewise led Pakistan’s bowling unit alongside Shaheen Shah Afridi. At the moment, he’s the primary bowler in Pakistan’s group.
Rauf alongside Shaheen additionally performed an necessary position in Qalandars’ back-to-back PSL title victories.
It’s value mentioning right here that in February this 12 months, quick bowler Naseem Shah has been appointed as Goodwill Ambassador of Balochistan Police.
The Balochistan police appointed Shah because the “Honorary DSP” of the police. For this appointment, a ceremony was held on the IG Balochistan Police Workplace, Quetta, by which the pacer was formally wearing police uniform and ranks have been additionally put in.
Earlier in July final 12 months, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police appointed Shaheen as a goodwill ambassador
A particular ceremony was held by the KP police in Afridi’s honour, throughout which KP IG Moazzam Jah Ansari pinned the badges of honorary DSP on the pacer.