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Home Ministry has cleared Pakistan's participation at Asian jr championship: WFI

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Decks were today cleared for participation of Pakistani at the Asian Junior Championship after Federation of (WFI) agreed to give an undertaking that the movement of the contingent from the neighbouring nation will be restricted to the competition venue.

The WFI had got the clearance for the championships only yesterday but the had put on hold participation of Pakistan, and in the continental championship, to be held at the in from July 17-22.

Pakistani wrestlers could not compete in 2015 Asian Cadet Championship as the MHA had refused to give them the clearance.

"We got a call from the that wrestlers from can come to and compete," WFI told

"We have to give an undertaking to the Crime Branch that we will take responsibility of the Pakistani wrestlers. We have to ensure that Pakistani wrestlers do not go anywhere except hotel and the venue," Tomar added.

The WFI also said that wrestlers from and have not sent any entry for the competitions - Free Style and Greco Roman.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 17:30 IST