Pak-Turk School case: IHC suspends single member bench order 

Pak-Turk School case: IHC suspends single member bench order 

ISLAMABAD: (APP) A divisional bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Wednesday suspended the single member bench order regarding the visa extension matter of PakTurk teachers.

The bench also served notices to Interior Ministry and other respondents in the case to submit their reply on next date of hearing.

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A divisional bench (DB) of IHC comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb heard the intra-court appeal of Pak-Turk Education Foundation (PTEF) seeking to set aside the single member bench verdict.

The counsel for the petitioner, Babar Sattar Advocate appeared before the court.

He argued that due process was not adopted by the Interior Ministry to issue directives to the teachers to leave the country.

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He said non-extension of visas and the repatriation of the Turk teachers, imparting education in Pak-Turk schools, would affect the future of the students.

He prayed the court to set-aside the single member bench verdict regarding the matter.

It may be mentioned here that a single member bench of IHC comprising Justice Aamir Farooq on November 17, directed the PTEF to resubmit the visa extension applications of Turk teachers with the Interior ministry and disposed of the petition.