Raja, who performed greater than 250 worldwide matches for Pakistan from 1984 to 1997, replaces Ehsan Mani who stepped down from his function final month.
After his retirement, Raja turned a cricket commentator. The 59-year-old served because the PCB chief govt from 2003 to 2004.
“One of my key focuses will likely be to assist introduce within the Pakistan males’s cricket workforce the identical tradition, mindset, angle and strategy that after made Pakistan one of the feared cricket taking part in nations,” Raja mentioned in a PCB assertion.
“Obviously, as a former cricketer, my different precedence will likely be to look into the welfare of our previous and current cricketers.
“The recreation has and can all the time be concerning the cricketers and, as such, they deserve extra recognition and respect from their dad or mum establishment.”
Last week, PCB introduced that head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis had stepped down from their respective roles, shortly after their squad for the Twenty20 World Cup was named.