What happened: The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed a female director for the first time.
Human resources executive Alia Zafar has been included among four new PCB directors. The others are finance executive Javed Kurieshi, economist Asim Wajid Jawad and corporate executive Arif Saeed.
In 70 years of Pakistan Cricket Board of Governors, Alia Zafar is the first women director. She is marking a historic landmark in Pakistan’s cricket history.
PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani congratulates and welcomes the new members, including Alia Zafar in a video message on Twitter
Good news: The PCB’s new constitution makes it mandatory to include at least one woman among four independent directors on its board of governors.
People are saying: This step by PCB has been appreciated by people on social media.