Col (r) Mohammad Asif Zaman has been appointed as the new director general of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for a period of three years.
On Tuesday, the Establishment Division issued a notification saying that the competent authority is pleased to appoint Col (r) Mohammad Asif Zaman as the director general Pakistan Sports Board, under Inter-Provincial Division, on contract basis, for a period of three (03) years as per terms and conditions laid down in Director General, Pakistan Sports Board, Appointment Rules, 2020, w.e.f. the date of joining and until further orders.
The said appointment is subject to final outcome of W.P. No.3778/2020 Islamabad High Court.
“Merit and harmony will be the keywords of my stay in office. I will take the government and minister’s decisions forward and will try to implement these policies to the best of my abilities,” Col Asif said while talking to media.
The former junior international squash player said he wanted to make life easier for athletes. “We are all there for the athletes and to see them performing to the best of their abilities should be our goal. My efforts will be to help them give their best to earn laurels for the country,” he added.
It is pertinent to mentioned here that the post of the DG fell vacant at the retirement of Dr Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera more than two years back.