Federal government bans and declared Pak Turk International Schools as proscribed organisation

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Federal government bans and declared Pak Turk International Schools as proscribed organisation

*ISLAMABAD: The federal government has imposed a ban on Pak-Turk International Cag Education Foundation (PTICEF) and declared it as a proscribed organisation.*

The entity was listed among outlawed organisations under Section 11-B of the Anti-Terrorism Act – 1997 on solid evidences of its connections with terrorists, the notification said.

It has also stated that PTICEF was also listed into ‘First Schedule’, whereas, the foundation was declared a banned organisation on April 18.

On April 16, the Supreme Court had rejected a review appeal filed by Pak-Turk International Cag Education Foundation (PTICEF) against the court decision to declare it a banned organisation.

[image: PTICEF Pakistan govt ban]

Justice Azmat Saeed Khosa heading a three-member bench remarked that the plea was inadmissible.

The bench said the Turk government had also declared PTICEF a banned organization. Justice Ejazul Hassan said other 40 countries had also banned the outfit.

The lawyer representing the firm said the organization was being funded by none other than Turkish people. He said these schools were not shut down in Malaysia. “You can also leave for Malaysia [if you want], remarked Justice Khosa.

He said other terror organizations could also open institutions in the country.

Justice Khosa stated that the administration was funding money laundering and terrorism in Pakistan. He referred to the lawyer that “you can not defend a terror outfit in the court.”