Chairman PCB Najam Sethi removed from his post

PM Nawaz Sharif has sacked chairman of the PCB Najam Sethi from his place as interim executive board has been asked to stop working. As per media reports Najam Sethi will function as the member of the governing board. Supreme Court bench led by Justice Saqib Nisar was hearing the case for the appointment of chairman PCB.

Najam Sethi

The Attorney General, Salman Aslam Butt, told the court that PM Nawaz Sharif has stopped Najam Sethi to work as chairman PCB. The Attorney General told the court that PM has constituted a new interim governing board led by to hold PCB chairman elections within Thirty days. Najam Sethi will function as the member of the interim governing board. The Attorney General told the court that Justice (Retd) Jamshed Ali Shah will also be the Election Commissioner, while assume responsibility as PCB chairman to look after its matters.

The Attorney General Salman Aslam Butt had assured the Supreme Court on the earlier hearing that government will hire the Election commissioner to conduct the PCB elections by Thursday. It is believed that Najam Sethi will run for the election of PCB chairman, however, it is not clear if he would continue to function as the member of the interim governing board.

 

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