PTV chairman, independent directors appointment termed illegal by IHC

Tuba AtharWeb Editor

17th Sep, 2020. 08:54 pm

The appointment of Pakistan Television (PTV) Chairman Arshad Khan and independent directors on the board of national broadcaster was declared illegal on Thursday by the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

IHC’s Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani announced the verdict in a case against the appointments made in the PTV.

The court also ordered that Arshad Khan, Rashid Ali Khan, and Farmanullah Jan not to be appointed again in the state broadcasting.

However, the court declared the appointments of Chief News Anchor for Current Affairs Qatrina Hussain and Managing Director Amir Manzoor as legal.

The federal cabinet had approved the appointment of Arshad Khan as chairman of PTV back in 2018.

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