The recent administrative changes are assumed to be the reason for the same.
The cricket board is also yet to zero in on the title sponsorship.
The opener was not at all satisfied with the facilities at the Diamond Club Ground in Islamabad.
Sethi who was elected for a second term in 2017 was to serve as the PCB boss until 2020.
UAE is set to host a lot of cricket in the next few months.
Sethi isn't the unsung hero as fans have constantly acknowledged his contribution.
Hafeez has been demoted from 'A' to 'B' category.
Najam Sethi is the current chairman of the cricket board.
A similar comment was put forth by Shahid Afridi, the retired all-rounder, back in 2016.
ICC formed a three-member dispute resolution committee to resolve the matter.