After Mr. Najam Sethi has made the decision to step down from his role as the head of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), former board chairman Zaka Ashraf was appointed.
On the 20th of June, Tuesday, With Seth departing, former chairman Zaka Ashraf is set to take over at the helm of affairs. Najam Sethi tweeted, “Salaam everyone! I don’t want to be a bone of contention between Asif Zardari and Shehbaz Sharif,” Sethi tweeted. “Such instability and uncertainty is not good for PCB. Under the circumstances I am not a candidate for Chairmanship of PCB. Good luck to all stakeholders.”
Meanwhile, Ashraf completed his education at Sadiq Public School in Bahawalpur and Cadet College Petaro, graduating in 1973. Ashraf has been associated with the Pakistan Peoples Party since 1970, during the tenure of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s government. During his time in college, he forged strong connections with the future politician Asif Ali Zardari, as they shared similar political ideologies.
Meanwhile, in an official notification issued by the PM Office, read, “The prime minister has seen and, in his capacity as patron of the Pakistan Cricket Board and in terms of Article 1011)(d) of the PCB’s Constitution 2014, is pleased to nominate the following for appointment as Members on Board of Governors of PCB — Muhammad Zaka Ashraf and Mustafa Ramday.”
Now, with this, the appointment of Zaka Ashraf as the PCB Chairman is probably confirmed.
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