Lahore: Former Deputy Attorney General and former Secretary of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Ahmed Shahzad Farooq Rana has been appointed as the Election Commissioner of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The appointment was made under Article 29 of the PCB Constitution 2014 by PCB Patron and Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif. Following the notification, Rana took charge and met Najam Sethi, chairman of the PCB Management Committee, to discuss the election process that would begin. With elections in about 50 districts.
In this regard, and in consultation with the Chairman of the PCB Management Committee, Rana has appointed 13 Deputy Election Commissioners, who will be responsible for conducting free, fair and transparent elections in the districts.
Najam Sethi said, ‘I congratulate Rana on his appointment as the PCB Election Commissioner. This is one of the most important and crucial appointments as we are going to democratize PCB by electing representatives to the Board of Governors. I wish Rana all the best and assure him of my full support in this process.
Ahmed Shahzad Farooq Rana said, ‘I would like to thank the PCB Patron for entrusting me with this responsibility. I aim to discharge my responsibilities in an open and transparent manner without fear or favour. I will now set a timeline for the election and aim to work closely with the Deputy Election Commissioners to complete the process so that elected representatives can be appointed to the Board of Governors.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2023