ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) today declared the appointment of Chairman PTV Arshad Khan illegal and annulled his appointment.
After hearing a petition filed by PTV Employees Union, Justice Mohsin Kiyani in his verdict also declared the appointment of independent directors on the PTV Board of Directors illegal. However, the appointment of Chief News and Current Affairs Quatrina Hosain was declared as per procedure and valid. Justice Moshin Kiyani also rejected the petition filed against the appointment of Managing Director PTV Amir Manzoor. The court in its verdict declared appointments of MD PTV and Chief Marketing and Strategy Khawar Azhar legal.
Moreover, the court directed that Arshad Khan and PTV Board Members Rashid Ali Khan and Farmanullah Jan should not be appointed in the future, as well.
Report by: The Truth International