Pak NA criticizes PCB chairman, POA

Published: Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 15:16 [IST]
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Islamabad, July 20: Pakistan National Assembly"s(NA) Standing Committee on Sports has called for removal of all elderly people heading the country"s sports bodies.

The NA criticized people like Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt for ruining the sport in the country.

Referring to 72-year-old Butt, the committee"s chairman Iqbal Muhammad Ali said, “Elderly people sitting in PCB have ruined the cricket. Six captains have been changed in just a year," according to ANI reports.

“Persons over 65 years of age should not be part of any sports body," The News quoted Ali, as saying.

During a meeting of the committee, he also demanded dismissal of the Pakistan Olympics Association"s (POA) executive committee due to its complete failure to handle issues.


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