File picture of PCB chief Ramiz Raja© AFP
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja has advised the nationwide meeting standing committee on sports activities that he makes use of a bulletproof car 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 a big financial burden” on the PCB as the previous nationwide staff captain, amongst different issues, additionally takes care of his medical bills. “Ramiz did tell the committee members at one stage that he only used the bullet proof vehicle of the board because of a security threat otherwise he avoided 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 carried out every time a authorities modified.
“Ramiz made it clear to the committee members in the two-hour long session that he only utilised the daily allowances, hotel and travel expenses allowed to the chairman under service rules.” Ramiz had mentioned that his predecessors within the PCB prime job had additionally used bulletproof vehicles due to safety threats.
This 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 basic’s report on annual bills, to which the previous skipper responded that it was a authorities doc and accessible to them at any time.
“But the members told him to submit the AG’s report himself at the next meeting.” 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 overseas groups.
“Most of the members expressed satisfaction with the work done by the board since Ramiz took charge last September and also lauded the team’s performances,” he added.
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