SC announces verdict on appointment of MD PTV Attaullah Qasmi

SC announces verdict on appointment of MD PTV Attaullah Qasmi
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*ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced verdict on appointment of MD PTV Attaullah Huq Qasmi.*

*SC on Thursday declared the appointment of Attaul Haq Qasmi on the post of Managing Director (MD) of state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) as unlawful.*

A two-judge bench of the apex court announced the verdict on the case, reserved on February 26 earlier this year, pronouncing the appointment of Attaul Haq Qasmi illegal.

The top court also observed that the salary and perks granted to the famous Urdu playwright are against the law, hence, Rs197.87 millions are to be recovered from erstwhile information minister Pervaiz Rasheed, former finance minister Ishaq Dar and ex principle secretary of former premiers Fawad Hasan Fawad, the court ordered.

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