Prime Minister Imran Khan has sacked PTV Chairman Naeem Bukhari after Islamabad High Court directed the federal government to reconsider his appointment.
Information ministry put up a summary citing Thursday’s order of Honourable Chief Justice Islamabad High Court, Athar Minhallah, to reconsider the appointment of Mr Bukhari in light of Supreme Court judgment in Ata Ul Haq Qasmi case.
The information ministry recommend removal and denotification of Naeem Bukhari, Asghar Nadèem and Syed Wasim Raza from their respective positions as Chairman and independent directors of PTV.
The Information Ministry also recommended cancellation of suspension order of MD PTV Aamer Manzoor and reinstated him.
The summary was approved by the cabinet by circulation late Friday evening.