Moscow: Russian ambassador to Pakistan, Alexey Dedov has said that Russia will be using footballs manufactured in the city of Sialkot for use in matches of The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA ) 2018 World Cup scheduled to be held in Russia this summer, the media reported on Sunday.
“Pakistan is one of the most renowned countries in the world in the manufacture of sports equipment,” Dedov was quoted as saying.
Devdov said that Russia wants to enhance cooperation with Pakistan in other sectors as well.
The city of Sialkot is known over the world over for its mastery in manufacturing and export of many sports goods and accessories for the past many years. The city has been the hub of manufacturing of sports goods even before the Independence.