Rs 7 bln allocated for Women's League: PCB.

ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has allocated a budget of Rs seven billion for organizing the Women's League with an objective to empower women in the cricket game.

Chairman PCB Najam Sethi briefed the National Assembly Standing Committee on Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) on Thursday that PCB paid Rs two billion in terms of tax during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 8. 'PCB's next goal is to revive the women cricket by organizing the Women League for which a budget of Rs seven billion has been allocated.'

The Committee which was held under the Chairmanship of MNA Nawab Sher lauded the Management of PCB for their tireless efforts to successfully organize the PSL-8 in the Country.

Sethi said PCB was also making countless efforts to revive the domestic and international cricket in the country and has to revive all the cricket clubs.

He said the previous PCB management had disrupted the structure of domestic cricket and now the department was heading for a revolution. 'PCB doesn't take any grant or funds from the Government of Pakistan, but generates its own revenues to reinvest in the development of cricket throughout the country at all levels.'

The Committee was also briefed regarding the rehabilitation of Niaz Stadium, Hyderabad. The PCB representative informed that the Stadium was taken back by the Civil Administration, Qasimabad...

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