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Pakistan information – Zaka Ashraf steps down as PCB chairman


Zaka Ashraf has resigned because the chairman of the Interim Administration Committee (IMC), the physique heading the PCB. He introduced his determination after the fourth assembly of the committee on the Nationwide Cricket Academy in Lahore on Friday.
Ashraf’s resignation got here a few weeks earlier than his most up-to-date extension as head of the PCB was as a result of finish within the first week of February. The PCB has not but introduced who will takeover the administration of the board.

In November final yr, Ashraf was given a three-month extension to proceed as the pinnacle of the PCB by way of a authorities notification given by the patron of the board and present interim prime minister of Pakistan Anwar ul Haq Kakar.

He was initially appointed head of the IMC in July final yr, and the mandate of the ten-member physique was to finalise the Board of Governors (BoG) and conduct elections for the put up of board chairman inside 4 months. Nevertheless, when that objective couldn’t be achieved throughout the timeframe, the committee was given one other three months to take action. Ashraf’s tenure has had its share of controversy, with a member of the committee accusing him of “flagrant misdoings and unconstitutional choices”.

Aside from Ashraf, the opposite 9 members of the IMC are Kalim Ullah Khan, Ashfaq Akhtar, Muhammad Mussadiq Islam, Azmat Pervez, Zaheer Abbas, Khawaja Nadeem, Mustafa Ramday, Zulfiqar Malik, and Khurram Karim Somroo.

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