Shah Khawar Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan
Profession: Advocate

Shah Khawar

Known forBeing elected as the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board in 2024
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 0”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown (Semi-bald)
Personal Life
AgeNot Known
BirthplaceIslamabad, Pakistan
HometownIslamabad, Pakistan
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Marital StatusNot Known
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Shah Khawar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shah Khawar

  • Shah Khawar is a Pakistani advocate known for being elected as the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board in 2024. Khawar also serves as the Election Commissioner of the PCB.
  • He worked as a former judge at Lahore High Court, acting attorney general for Pakistan, and additional attorney general for Pakistan, CWA, and Kuwait.
  • In 2017, he was appointed the bureau’s Special Prosecutor General (PG). He was appointed to represent the bureau in all the important cases, including the Hudaibya Paper Mills reference case.
  • In November 2023, he was appointed as the chief election commissioner of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The Inter-Provincial Liaison Ministry in a statement said that he would lead the position for three months, overseeing the organization of PCB elections scheduled. His responsibilities included conducting elections for the Regions and the PCB chairman. In the statement, he said,

    Shah Khawar Board of Governors will hold elections on completion. The deadline for the election of the chairman is February 4, 2024.”

  • On 24 January 2024, he was appointed interim chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board. In an interview, he said,

    I would like to thank the Patron of the PCB, Mr Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, for reposing trust in me. My primary responsibility will be to hold the election of Chairman PCB in a free and transparent manner at the earliest.”

  • After he was appointed as the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Khawar said in a statement,

    My primary responsibility will be to hold the election in a free and transparent manner.”

  • He is the fifth person to head PCB. Before him, Ramiz Raja, Najam Sethi, Ahmed Shehzad Farooq Rana, and Zaka Ashraf have all taken charge of the board’s matters.
  • The Ministry also announced that Mohsin Naqvi, the interim Chief Minister of Punjab was also chosen by the Prime Minister to take Zaka Ashraf’s place on the Board of Governors and Interim Managing Committee of the board. The two notices were released after Zaka Ashraf resigned from his position as the Chairman of the Interim Management Committee. The government appointed this committee in July to oversee board affairs, and its term is set to end on 5 February 2024. According to Article 7 (2) of the PCB Constitution, the Election Commissioner has the right to wield the powers of the PCB Chairman.