Friend of Imran Khan’s Foreign Trips With PCB Cost Rs. 7.2 Million

Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) spendings are always in the limelight with journalists and reporters looking for massive expenditures by the officials.

This time around, it’s the Director of International Cricket Operations, Zakir Khan, who has incurred an expenditure of Rs 7.2 million on 9 international tours in 9 months – between September 2018 and June 2019 – Cricket Pakistan reported.

Here’s a breakdown of the trips and their costs:

Period Place of Visit Cost (Rs.)
September 16 to September 21, 2018 Dubai 539,110
October 5 to October 8, 2018 Dubai 388,496
October 15 to October 18, 2018 UAE 431,246
October 26 to November 12, 2018 Dubai 1.6 million
February 11 to February 16, 2019 Dubai 716,867
 February 24 to February 28, 2019 Dubai 658,465
March 3, 2019 Dubai 187,785
March 21 to April 1, 2019 Dubai 920,708
 June 7 to June 19, 2019 England 1.8 million

A friend of Imran Khan, Zakir Khan was removed from his post in Najam Sethi’s tenure, however, he continued to receive his salary and was later reinstated in the role of Director of International Cricket Operations.


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Allegedly, Najam Sethi offered him a position of his choosing to save his own because of Zakir Khan’s relationship with Imran Khan, who was elected as the new Prime Minister at the time.

A source from PCB has clarified that there are no abnormalities in the costs and that the tours were purely work-related.

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  • ProPakistani is trying to become a Patwari. Most Pakistanis never understand the wisdom of Imran Khan and that is why they criticize. You must be educated enough to understand the wisdom behind his thoughts and decisions.
    Zakir Khan has natural leadership skills and that is why Imran Khan has chosen him.
    As a loyal supporter of PTI we should always defend our leader. Our loyalty will always be there as we trust the abilities of Great Khans.

    • Now people before you start bashing this guy for his absolutely ridiculous argument in defence of “imm the dim”, please learn Something about Sarcasm and Satire !

      • Dude… his supporters are more than capable of making ridiculous justifications glorified in the name of Mr. KHAN

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