“Citizens to cooperate to prevent any attempt by miscreants to damage reputation of Assam”: Letter by ULFA (I) Chairman for U-17 FIFA World Cup
United Liberation Front of Asom [ULFA-Independent] has issued a statement for the upcoming U-17 World Cup to be held in India and has expressed delight at the fact that some of these matches are going to be played in Assam.
“I, on behalf of my organisation, thank FIFA for bringing International Football to this remote part of the world and give a warm welcome to the FIFA officials and players of different Nations to Assam,” read the letter.
The letter by Dr. Abhizeet Asom, Chairman, ULFA (I), also read that the that people of Assam will be immensely benefitted by this experience, learning about international standards in football and the under Seventeen Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup will help in cultural exchange.
“Citizens of Assam with the characteristic generous nature our nation is famous for, I trust would open their hearts to the international citizens of tomorrow with exemplary hospitality so that they can remember Assam fondly. We at the organisation would be very grateful if our citizens cooperate with the organisers of the sporting event in all areas of the organisational matters for the same and help in maintaining peace and order and prevent any attempt by miscreants to damage the reputation of Assam.” – reads the letter.
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File photo of the stadium