Lahore: The Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Barrister Salman Naseer, has donated PKR 500,000 in the welfare fund.
According to the details, PCB’s welfare fund will be utilized to help officials, players, and ground staff who are suffering through financial crisis amid nationwide lockdown situation due to the prevailing COVID-19.
“This is a small contribution to the organization which has played a monumental role in shaping who I am today. I hope and pray these difficult times will end soon,” Naseer said in a statement released by the PCB.
It must be noted here that CEO Wasim Khan also donated PKR 1.5 Million in welfare fund.
“I have decided to personally make this donation to help those players, match officials, scorers, and ground staff who are in dire need of financial assistance,” Wasim said in a press release.
“This small contribution is to support the Chairman’s Welfare Fund that is already in place and to show solidarity with him as we look to provide as much support to the players, match officials, scorers, and ground staff facing hardships in these tough economic times,” he added.