CAN and Percept D'Mark makes an exclusive 10 years aggrement

Kathmandu, Aug 14 - The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has signed an exclusive ten years Sports Management and Marketing contract with Percept D'Mark (PDM), India. On the occasion of signing ceremony PDM has ensure that Nepal hosts international cricketing events and will also bring the international cricket heroes to Nepal. In the coming years Nepal will host various official and other concept events, all aimed at making Nepal an international cricket destination. The neutral status of Nepal along with the ideal weather conditions and natural scenic beauty besides a host of other attractions make the venue and future very promising. This will not only help raise the level of the sport but will also help increase "Sports Tourism".

Mr JK Shah, President CAN, on the occasion welcomed Percept D'Mark and said "The dream of every member of CAN is to see test playing countries compete with each other in Nepal and also to play ODIs in 2007. I do sincerely hope our agreement will not remain an agreement but will become a reality."

Mr BR Pandey, Hony Secretary CAN, reiterated "The recent track record of the Nepal Cricket Team speaks volumes of the strides the sport has taken in recent years with the team making it to the finals of the ACC Trophy in Singapore which has promoted them to play ASIA CUP with the cricketing gaints of Asia such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.With this new phase of cricket development the Association with PDM will establish the game further in Nepal and help it in its road to achieve one-day status and promote Nepal as a tourist destination in the near future."

Mr S Lal, CEO & Executive Director, PDM said " I am happy to introduce India's No 1 Entertainment Company to Nepal. With a core competence in Cricket, besides Film and Non-film based entertainment, PDM will bring in all its expertise and contacts to promote the sport of Cricket in Nepal. Cricket in Nepal is a top priority for PDM and we have undertaken a commitment to organize professional cricket tournaments every year.

CAN is committed to develop cricket in the kingdom of Nepal. Starting to develop a good cricketing facilities in Kathmandu, CAN has planned to develop infrastructures in other parts of Nepal as well. The potential of Nepalese Cricketers and growing popularity of sports and supports definitely raise the cricketing heights in Nepal.


© CAN, Cricket Association Of Nepal 2002