Kathmandu – International Cricket Council (ICC)’s Deputy Chairman, Imran Khwaja and Amar Sheikh met with the Member Secretary of the National Sports Council (NSC), Ramesh Silwal and Independent Committee’s legal advisor, Rajeshwor Shrestha today in Kathmandu to put effort on enabling the reinstatement of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) to ICC membership.
District and provisional elections have now been completed as required under the CAN constitution and following the constructive discussions during today’s meeting, the CAN Annual General Meeting (AGM) has now been scheduled for September 27-28.
Likewise, Central Working Committee’s election will be conducted during the AGM and will be overseen by the Independent Panel formed under the provisions of the CAN constitution.
“I’m glad to note that the CAN district and provincial elections have been concluded and we are at the final stages of conducting the central elections. I am thankful for the NSC’s support in ensuring that elections are conducted in a free and fair manner devoid of any political interference, which is an important prerequisite for the reinstatement of Nepal’s ICC membership’, ICC Deputy Chairman Imran Khwaja said.
“I am optimistic that upon conclusion of the central elections, the ICC Board will be in a position to consider Nepal’s reinstatement at its October meeting in Sydney”, Khwaja further added.