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Mohsin Naqvi Appointed New PCB chairman In Interim Punjab Government

Mohsin Naqvi Appointed New PCB chairman In Interim Punjab Government

In a recent development, Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar has appointed Mohsin Naqvi, the current interim Chief Minister of Punjab, as the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Management Committee. Simultaneously, Naqvi has been nominated to serve on the governing body of the PCB, following the acceptance of the resignation of Zaka Ashraf from his positions as a member of the government body and head of the management committee. While an official notification regarding these changes is pending, reports suggest that elections for the PCB chairman position will be held within the next two weeks.

Mohsin Naqvi, confirming the news to a media outlet, expressed his commitment to steering national cricket in the right direction. His nomination comes at a crucial time for the PCB, as the organization undergoes changes in leadership and governance.

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The backdrop to this development includes the recent resignation of Zaka Ashraf as the Chairman of the PCB Management Committee and as a member of the Board of Governors (BoG). Ashraf formally submitted his resignation to Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar. Notably, Zaka Ashraf assumed the role of head of the Management Committee and joined the PCB’s Board of Governors on July 6, 2023, succeeding Najam Sethi.

The appointment of Mohsin Naqvi and his subsequent nomination to the governing body marks a strategic move by the caretaker government to address key leadership positions within the PCB. The upcoming elections for the chairman position will add another layer to the ongoing changes within the cricket board. Naqvi’s expressed intention to guide national cricket onto the right track hints at a proactive approach toward the challenges and opportunities facing Pakistan’s cricketing landscape.

As formal notifications and election processes unfold, the cricketing community and stakeholders will be keenly observing the developments, anticipating the impact of these changes on the future direction and administration of Pakistan cricket under Mohsin Naqvi’s leadership.