Ceremony to elect Ramiz Raja as PCB Chairman to be held on Sep 13


LAHORE, AUG 27 (DNA) – Ceremonial proceedings to formally elect Prime Minister Imran Khan’s nominated Ramiz Raja as new Pakistan Cricket Board chairman will be held on September 13.

Just to complete the legal formalities, the so-called election of the 36th PCB Chairman will take place in a special meeting of the Board of Governors Convened by PCB’s Election Commissioner Mr Justice (retd) Sheikh Azmat Saeed on Monday, September 13 in Lahore.

The Election Commissioner made the decision in his first meeting at the Gaddafi Stadium on Friday afternoon, in which he also directed that notices of the special meeting be issued to the BoG members. Such notices have been issued.

Pakistan is since long in habit of getting a PCB chief nominated by the Prime Minister, a practice PM Khan was very critical in the past but holding to the same after resuming office.

Earlier on Friday morning, PCB Patron, Prime Minister Mr Imran Khan, had nominated Mr Asad Ali Khan and Mr Ramiz Raja on the BoG for a three-year term while exercising his powers under clause 12(1) of the PCB Constitution.

The other five members on the BoG are Mr Aasim Wajid Jawad, Ms Alia Zafar, Mr Arif Saeed and Mr Javed Kurieshi (all independent members) and Mr Wasim Khan (PCB Chief Executive). = DNA