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Atiqur Rahman made member and secretary of Swedish Cricket Board

Sports Desk |
Update: 2023-03-22 21:32:43
Atiqur Rahman made member and secretary of Swedish Cricket Board

Atiqur Rahman became the board member and Secretary of the Swedish Cricket Board (Svenska cricketförbundet) ( for 2023 and 2024. There was a yearly meeting in Stockholm on last 19th March 2023 where 61 members were present, and they have elected board members as well. 

There were two panel who have participated in the election. Atiqur Rahman and his panel has got 48 votes and won the election. 

He is the first Bangladeshi Swedish Citizen who have been elected for this position. Atiqur Rahman moved from Bangladesh in 2010 to complete his master’s in informatics. Now he is working as an IT Project Manager in Logent Group, Sweden. 

Atiqur brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role, having been actively involved in cricket for several years. Atiqur has previously served as the Chairman of the Borås Cricket Klubb, Sweden. 

In his new role as Secretary of Swedish Cricket Board, Atiqur will be responsible for overseeing the administration of cricket in Sweden and driving the growth and development of the sport at all levels. 

He will work closely with the Board of Directors to develop strategies and initiatives aimed at expanding participation in cricket and promoting the sport to new audiences.

"I am thrilled to take on this new challenge and excited to work with the Swedish Cricket to continue to grow the sport of cricket in Sweden," said Atiqur Rahman. "Cricket has a rich history in Sweden and I look forward to contributing to the development of the sport in the country."

Swedish Cricket Board President, Tariq Zuwak added: "We are delighted to welcome Atiqur Rahman to the Swedish Cricket Board. Atiqur has a deep understanding of the game and his experience and passion for cricket will be a great asset to the organization. We look forward to working with him to take cricket in Sweden to new heights."

Atiqur Rahman's contribution as Secretary of Swedish Cricket Board is effective from March 20, 2023. We wish him the best of luck in his new role.

BDST: 2132 HRS, MAR 22, 2023

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