Lahore-August 16, 2017: A farewell ceremony was hosted in honor of the outgoing Chairman PCB Shaharyar M Khan today at Gaddafi stadium, Lahore. In the ceremony newly elected Chairman PCB Najam Sethi and office bearers of the PCB welcomed the outgoing Chairman and gave him a standing ovation. Talking to the audience, Chairman PCB Najam Sethi thanked Shaharyar Khan for his illustrious contribution to Pakistan’s cricket. He shed light on the illustrious career of Shaharyar Khan and mentioned his working experience with the outgone Chairman PCB. He mentioned, how he and Shaharyar Khan had worked hard to bring forward the soft image of Pakistan’s cricket.
Former Chairman PCB Shaharyar Khan speaking at the occasion thanked Najam Sethi and his senior management for their support to him in the last three years. He highlighted, how he and the current Chairman PCB had worked hard together in his tenure to take Pakistan’s cricket to a respectable stature. He lauded Chairman PCB and credited him for the successful hosting of PSL first and second edition, and second edition’s final in Lahore this year. He lauded the coaching staff performance, the selection committee behind team’s recent victory in the ICC Champions Trophy. He was all praise for Najam Sethi, and termed him the right man to take Pakistan’s cricket forward in the right direction. He wished his best wishes to the newly elected Chairman PCB and hoped he with his vision and efforts would bring back international cricket to Pakistan.