COLOMBO — Sania Zaidi sits in the R. Premadasa stadium press box as the World Cup drama unfolds beneath her.
Nothing unusual about that except the 28-year-old Pakistani journalist has been blind since childhood and is on a mission to promote better relations between Pakistan and India.
“I want cricket to promote peace, courtesy and courage which we have been lacking in our wonderful world. I can’t see it but I can sense it and am here at this World Cup to promote my mission,” Sania told AFP.
Read more here: AFP: Blind Pakistani reporter dreams of peace.