DateLine: 11th February 2011
Media Release - 11 February 2011
Pakistan Cricket Board held a meeting of its General Body in Lahore today. The meeting was convened as per Clause 17 of the PCB Constitution. This was the first time the PCB General body had met since 1998. A total of 73 members comprising 18 Full Members, 53 Associate Members, as well as 2 honorary members, former Chairman PCB Mr. Khalid Mehmood and Lt. Gen. Tauqir Zia, attended the meeting. Both Mr. Mehmood and Lt. Gen Zia praised PCB for holding the meeting of the general body after a gap of 12 years. Chairman PCB informed the General Body that as per the PCB constitution the General Body meeting will be convened on an annual basis in the future as well.
Mr. Ijaz Butt also stressed on all the members that following up on the Historic achievements of the Pakistan Women Cricket Team it is essential that Women Cricket teams be formed in all districts and full support should be given to promote Women Cricket in the country.
Representatives of Blind Cricket and Deaf Cricket expressed their appreciation at being given recognition for the first time as members of the General Body and apprised the meeting of the progress of their respective associations.
The Agenda for the meeting included:
1. Consideration of PCB Annual Report and Future Programmes as devised by the PCB Board of Governors.
2. Consideration of Audited Accounts and Budget Estimates.
3. To make recommendations to the Board of Governors deemed appropriate for promotion of Cricket in Pakistan.
Members of the General Body shared their suggestions and made recommendations for the continued development of Cricket and related infrastructure in the country. PCB's initiatives in this regard were recognized by the members.
(Article: Copyright © 2011 Pakistan Cricket Board)
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