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Federal Cabinet removes Naeem Bukhari as PTV chairman

Naeem Bokhari was restrained from working as Pakistan Television (PTV) chairman on orders of the Islamabad High Court

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The Federal Cabinet on Saturday has removed Naeem Bukhari as chairman of Pakistan Television (PTV).

The decision comes in light of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) order in a petition challenging Naeem Bukhari’s appointment.

Meanwhile, Aamer Manzoor has been restored as the managing director of the state-run television who was removed by the corporation’s board of directors on January 1.

The approval was given through the circulation summary.

On Thursday, Naeem Bokhari was restrained from working as Pakistan Television (PTV) chairman on orders of the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

His appointment was challenged by a filled petition at IHC stating that the government did not advertise the vacancy and Bokhari is older than 65 years old.

Bokhari was appointed as PTV chairperson and independent director of the Pakistan Television Corporation Board on November 23, 2020.

 

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.