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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairmanhas advised the nationwide meeting standing committee on sports activities that he makes use of a bulletproof automobile due to a safety risk. Responding to questions on the advantages and perks he will get as chairman of the board, Ramiz mentioned he’s “not an enormous monetary burden” on the PCB as the previous nationwide staff captain, amongst different issues, additionally takes care of his medical bills. “Ramiz did inform the committee members at one stage that he solely used the bullet proof automobile of the board due to a safety risk in any other case he prevented taking any perks from the PCB,” a supply conscious of the assembly proceedings mentioned.
He mentioned not one of the nationwide meeting committee members had inquired from Ramiz about his future as chairman of the board after the change in authorities and neither did anybody query him on why he had not considered resigning as others earlier than him have completed every time a authorities modified.
“Ramiz made it clear to the committee members within the two-hour lengthy session that he solely utilised the each day allowances, resort and journey bills allowed to the chairman beneath service guidelines.” Ramiz had mentioned that his predecessors within the PCB prime job had additionally used bulletproof vehicles due to safety threats.
That is the primary time that Ramiz appeared earlier than any parliamentary committee.
The supply mentioned the committee members had requested Ramiz why the board had not submitted the auditor normal’s report on annual bills, to which the previous skipper responded that it was a authorities doc and obtainable to them at any time.
“However the members advised him to submit the AG’s report himself on the subsequent assembly.” The supply mentioned that Ramiz had confirmed that accounts of the board have been audited by the AG’s workplace since 2012-13.
The supply mentioned the committee members had requested Ramiz concerning the staff’s performances, future commitments, the PSL and excursions by different international groups.
“Many of the members expressed satisfaction with the work completed by the board since Ramiz took cost final September and likewise lauded the staff’s performances,” he added.
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