LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesman Nadeem Sarwar confirmed on Tuesday that Chairman Ijaz Butt had held a meeting with Pakistan's former captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi but refused to divulge any details of the unexpected meeting in Islamabad. "Yes, we can confirm that a meeting has taken place between the board chairman and Shahid Afridi but we are not in a position to give out details of the discussions that took place at this meeting," Nadeem Sarwar said. Sources have said the meeting had taken place on the insistence of a government official close to President Asif Zardari who is chief patron of the board. "It has been decided in the meeting that Afridi will withdraw his petition and appear before the disciplinary committee of the board," another source divulged. He said in return for Afridi's compliance the board's disciplinary committee will impose a token fine and seek an apology from him and the board will immediately issue him NOCs to go and play in England and Sri Lanka. No official of the board was willing to confirm or deny the development but the sources said the meeting had taken place at an undisclosed location.