Najam Sethi, the Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced that he is no longer interested in the race of being chairman once again. Najam Sethi is currently serving chairman of the PCB management committee.
Najam Sethi shared the news of his withdrawal from candidancy through a tweet saying, “Salaam Everyone! I don’t want to be a bone of contention between Asif Zardari and Shahbaz Shareef. Such instability and uncertainty is not good for PCB. Under the circumstances I am not a candidate for Chairmanship of PCB. Good luck to all stakeholders”.
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Najam Sethi expressed his desire to avoid being a source of conflict between Asif Zardari and Shahbaz Shareef, emphasizing the instability and uncertainty caused by such conflicts would not be beneficial for PCB.
Earlier, the Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination (IPC) had reaffirmed that Zaka Ashraf, who has the support of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will become the next chairman of PCB.
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Ehsan ur Rahman Mazari also clarified that Najam Sethi was appointed temporarily to conduct elections. There would be no further extension for the PCB management committee.