Yasir Pirzada appointed as DG PSB

By our correspondent
LAHORE: Mohammad Yasir Pirzada has been appointed as Director General of Pakistan Sports Board (PSB).
According to a notification issued on June 26 Yasir has been appointed as the PSB chief for three years.
Before this he was serving as Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeal-VI) Federal Board of Revenue Lahore.
He is a Grade-20 officer. Pirzada is also a writer and has written a handful of books.
He has replaced Shoaib Khoso, who was removed last April following an alleged fake degree scam.
Pirzada has come at a time when Pakistan’s sports have some leading challenges ahead. The biggest challenge is the conduction of the 14th South Asian Games which Pakistan is supposed to host early next year in Punjab.
The country’s contingent is also set to feature in the Paris Olympics which will begin next month.

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