The Lahore High Court (LHC) has lifted a stay order on the election of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman. This decision was made during a hearing of a petition filed by the PCB. Last week, the LHC had put a hold on the election and requested responses from the federal government and other parties involved. However, during today’s hearing, the court lifted the stay order and referred the case to LHC Chief Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti. Justice Hussain suggested that similar petitions be consolidated and assigned to the same bench.
The elections for the new PCB chairman were originally scheduled for June 27, with Zaka Ashraf as the prime minister’s nominee. However, the matter went to the Balochistan High Court after a petition was filed by a member of the interim management committee, challenging the elections. The notification issued by the Board of Governors (BoG) was deemed to be against the PCB constitution. As a result, the Balochistan High Court suspended the notification and stayed the elections until July 17. The LHC and Islamabad High Court (IHC) also addressed the matter. The IHC requested a report from the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) on a petition filed by an office-bearer of PCB’s Islamabad region, which challenged the notification issued by the IPC ministry to dissolve the board’s management committee.
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