KARACHI (APP) - Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has been appointed as wicket-keeping coach by the Pakistan Cricket Board. Port Qasim Authority (PQA) where Rashid Latif was working as Head of Sports, has released him and he has joined PCB on Deputation for three years, according to an official letter made available on Tuesday. "My objective is to transfer my knowledge in grooming and preparing young wicket-keepers and lift the overall standard of the keepers in domestic circuit," he told APP here. "My job is to make the wicket-keepers a strong department for the country." He said this is very important department of the game and he will be fully devoted to improve the overall standard of the wicket-keepers in the country. "Keeping wickets behind the stumps is difficult job. Player mentally and physically tough, and light weight can be good wicket- keeper," Rashid Latif said, who held 119 catches and 11 stumps in 37 Test for Pakistan. Rashid Latif said he was preparing the wicket-keepers since January and conducted the camps for 10-12 top wicket-keepers including Kamran Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Muhammad Salman etc. He also conducted a training camp attended by Sarfraz, Gulraiz Sadaf and Naeem Anjum. He said he also conducted training camp for the Pakistan under-15 boys which went to play in global contest in West Indies. Rashid Latif is due to leave for London on Wednesday to play club cricket in England and coach/train young wicket-keepers there.