Director General Sports Punjab Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghumman, in his statement on this occasion, said the arrival of Queen's Baton Relay of the Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018 is a big proof that Pakistan is a safe country for sports. The recent successful tour of World XI brought Pakistan’s soft image in the world community. Our players will be encouraged with the arrival of Queen's Baton Relay. We invite sports teams from all countries with guaranteed security measures. Punjab govt gives special importance to sports. Hefty funds have also been allocated for the completion of hundreds of sports projects in the Punjab province. Pakistani players have been participating in Commonwealth Games in the past and will continue this practice in the future as well. We hope that our players will offer excellent performances in the Commonwealth Games sports competitions.