The actor was specially invited by the Prime Minister of New Zealand to spend a couple of hours with him. Preity Zinta is right now in New Zealand to watch the one-day series between India and New Zealand.
But in the meanwhile, she was invited by their Prime Minister John Key for an evening reception. “I have just come out of the reception. It was really a pleasure meeting the man, who is so down to earth and I hear extremely popular,” says Preity. Mr. John is young and extremely charming. They mostly discussed cricket.
Preity adds that she was extremely concerned for the Sri Lankan team when they were attacked in Pakistan. I have been in touch with the boys from my team, Kumar Sangakara and Jayawardene, and they are fine. My prayers are with those boysâ€¦” she adds.
This is Preity Zinta’s quotes on attack on Sri Lankan Cricketers in Pakistan. â€œItâ€™s a sad day for cricket and any sports in general. I am deeply shocked at what has happened and I strongly condemn these attacks. My sympathies are with the team and I hope they emerge out of this stage.”
Certain New Zealand cricketerâ€™s have expressed concern over safety concerns about IPL. Sources close to her say that, â€œPreity explained and convinced Mr. Key about the how safe India was and how capable the Indian forces are providing security.â€