LAHORE: The appointment of senior lawyer Naeem Bukhari as director and chairman of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC) has been challenged before the Lahore High Court.
Petitioner, Usman Ghani, basically argues that the alleged appointment violates the decisions of the Supreme Court. He said that the government had appointed Bukhari, who is 65 years old, as chairman after declaring the post mandatory under the law and following the guidelines set by the high courts.
He alleged that no proper meeting of the Board of Directors of State TV was in accordance with the law for the appointment of the respondent / director but directed the Prime Minister to convene a meeting of the board to select the respondent. Has gone
The petitioner contended that the illegal appointment of the plaintiff as the plaintiff and the chairman was initiated in a systematic and systematic manner for a period of three years due to which he was given an upper age limit of 65 years for appointment of chiefs It started with a special discount given last year. Of autonomous institutions. The petitioner pleaded that the whole process for improper appointment started and ended in the name of the respondents, therefore, one person was found guilty of exercising certain powers and tainted by nepotism and collusion.
The petitioner requested the court to quash the appointment of Bukhari as director and chairman of PTVC and direct the government to make regular appointments in strict accordance with the law.
Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza heard the petition on Monday. However, he adjourned the hearing on the request of the petitioner to submit the required documents.