PCB chairman to be elected on Aug 18

New governing body also announced by cricket board.

News Desk August 09, 2014

The election of the new Pakistan Cricket Board boss will take place on August 18, announced interim chairman and election commissioner Justice (retd) Sair Ali in a media release.

According to the notification, Ali has also named the governing body for the elections, which comprises Shakil Ahmad Shaikh from the Islamabad region, Gul Zada (Peshawar), Iqbal Qasim (NBP), Amjad Latif (SNGPL), Mansoor Masood Khan (UBL) and Yousaf Naseem Khokhar (Wapda).

Meanwhile, the nomination for the Karachi region will be made by the Sindh High Court, while Rawalpindi failed to nominate any individual due to the absence of duly elected representatives.

The two names that were provided by patron-in-chief and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif are Najam Sethi and Shaharyar Khan, while the federal secretary, Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination, government of Pakistan or any officer nominated by him shall be an ex-officio non-voting member.

The PCB will hold the scrutiny and withdrawal of nomination papers and issue the final list of candidates on August 16.

A special meeting for election of the chairman, followed by declaration of result and issuance of notification as well as assumption of the PCB chairman office will take place on August 18 at 0300pm local time.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 10th, 2014.

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