Alia Zafar explains what her appointment on PCB’s BOG means for girls in Pakistan

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Alia Zafar (L) and PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani (R). Photo: TwitterAlia Zafar, the primary impartial lady member of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Board of Governors, on Tuesday, mentioned that she was “honoured”  to land the place and turn into a breaker of boundaries for girls in Pakistan.Speaking to The News, Zafar mentioned that she believes it will open new avenues for girls.A human useful resource skilled, Zafar at the moment is the HR group head at a outstanding financial institution in Punjab.Earlier this month, she was allotted a spot on the PCB’s BoG — a twin first as not solely impartial administrators had by no means been appointed earlier than however the BoG additionally by no means had a feminine consultant.”I feel very honoured and happy to be a part of history in making,” Zafar informed The News in Lahore. “I am also the first female cricket director in this region and that will surely serve as an inspiration for women.”Women are on no account any lower than males. It’s simply that they don’t get alternatives. But since I’ve acquired the chance, I’ll make it rely.”Zafar shed light on how the appointment of unpaid, independent directors will improve PCB’s governance.”Now that impartial administrators have been appointed, I feel the governing board can not be only a rubberstamp,” she said.”We are impartial, not drawing salaries and do not need any private pursuits, which is why we may give our sincere evaluation.”

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