Islamabad (Staff Report): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi resigned from his office on Monday.
Sethi was nominated to the Board of Governors of the Pakistan Cricket Board (as per the Pakistan Cricket Board Constitution of 2014 approved by the ICC and Supreme Court of Pakistan) by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from 2014-2017 and then again from 2017- 2020 by ex-PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
Najam Sethi tweeted that he was waiting for the new prime minister to take oath before submitting his resignation.
I was waiting for the new Prime Minister to take oath before submitting my resignation as PCB Chairman, which I have done today. I wish PCB all the best and hope our cricket team goes from strength to strength. Eid Mubarak. Pakistan Zindabad. pic.twitter.com/uiIVoiRAtq— Najam Sethi (@najamsethi) August 20, 2018
"I was unanimously elected Chairman PCB in August 2017 by all ten members of the BoG for a three-year term ending in 2020. I believe I have served the cause of cricket diligently," Sethi said in his resignation letter sent to Prime Minister Imran Khan.
"In order to facilitate your objectives in the interest of Pakistan cricket, I hereby submit my resignation as Chairman of PCB and Member of its BoG," Sethi added.
"I wish PCB all the best and hope our cricket team goes from strength to strength," he tweeted on Monday. "Eid Mubarak. Pakistan Zindabad.", the message said.