Srinagar, October 14, 2023 – The highly anticipated 12th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 between India and Pakistan took place today at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, with thousands of enthusiastic fans in attendance.
Amidst the electrifying atmosphere, Aqib Malik, a resident of South Kashmir, seized a unique opportunity to promote the Kashmiri Horticulture Industry, often regarded as the backbone of the region’s economy.
In a region where apples are often referred to as the backbone of the local economy, Aqib’s efforts to raise awareness about the premium quality of Kashmiri apples have been nothing short of extraordinary.
In a video that surfaced on social media, as per Koshur Dude, Aqib Malik was seen wearing a T-shirt bearing the logo of the Fruit Association Apple Town Sopore, underlining the significance of apple promotion. He highlighted how actively endorsing apples on such a significant platform could lead to substantial growth and advancement for the horticulture industry. Aqib confidently expressed his belief that dedicated efforts to promote Kashmiri apples would undeniably bring remarkable benefits to the horticulture sector.
Aqib set up a dedicated space outside the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad, where he actively promoted Kashmiri apples. His unique initiative received warm appreciation from those in attendance. Aqib has taken it upon himself to not only enjoy the thrilling cricket match but also to raise awareness about the high-quality Kashmiri apples.
During the match, he held a banner, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Kashmiri apple: tasty and juicy.” In a generous gesture, Aqib distributed banners and Kashmiri apples to those present, symbolizing the essence of Kashmir and the pride of its horticulture industry.
This one-man mission to promote Kashmiri apples during a high-profile cricket match has not only captured attention but also signifies the unwavering spirit of those who recognize the value of the region’s horticultural treasures.