ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday issued notice to Amjad Ali Khan, the Chief Secretary, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over alleged forcibly taking possession of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), properties in KP.
The court also issued notices to Aftab Akbar Durrani Secretary Tourism, Mushtaq Ahmed Khan, Managing Director (MD), Tourism Corporation (TC KPK) Commissioners of Hazara, Malakand Divisions and sought comments regarding the allegations within ten days.
A single-judge bench of Justice Noor ul Haq N. Qureshi initiated hearing on writ petition filed by Kabir Ahmed Khan Managing Director (MD) Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC),
During the course of proceedings, Raja Saim ul Haq Satti alleged that respondents apprehending the properties of Petitioners’ corporation situated in KP province.
He prayed for an interim order restraining the respondents from illegal activities while calling comments from the respondents to examine the legal question involved therein.
Satti alleged that those respondents as a preliminary step issued impugned office order No: SO (TSY&M) PTDC/2015/5-73, dated 17-03-2015 in this regard assuming administrative control on the PTDC’s property and prayed before the court to summon the respondents.
The court after due hearing of the petition issued notices to the respondents and adjourned the case date in office.