ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has thanked former Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ehsan Mani for his role in promoting cricket in the country.
Going to his official Twitter handle, Imran Khan acknowledged and appreciated the services of the former PCB chief. “I would like to thank Ehsan Mani for participating in cricket in Pakistan during his three-year tenure as chairman of the PCB,” he wrote.
The Prime Minister further said, “I especially appreciate his role in bringing the regional domestic cricket structure and international cricket teams back to Pakistan for the first time in Pakistan.”
Ehsan Mani resigned after his three-year term ended on August 25.
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According to reports, Mani was offered an extension at the end of his term but he refused and informed the Prime Minister of his decision.
The PCB Board will elect its new Chairman on September 13 under the supervision of PCB Election Commissioner Justice (Retd) Sheikh Azmat Saeed.
According to the PCB constitution, the chairman of the board is elected by the board of governors from among its members.