LHC Suspends Khosa’s Orders, Restores ICT R&D Directors

Lahore High Court has suspended Prime Minister’s advisor on Telecom and IT, Sardar Mohammad Latif Khan Khosa’s order, in which he had fired 6 ICT R&D Fund directors allegedly for not accepting advisor’s brother-in-law as Fund’s CEO, reported Daily Jang.

Directors included:

  • Sikandar Naqvi,
  • Wahaj al Saraj,
  • Zafar Usmani,
  • Dr Amir Mateen,
  • Dr Suhail Naqvi
  • Prof Dr. Mansoor Sarwar

Sacked directors had approached High Court against Mr. Khosa’s decision.

Justice Aijaz Ahmed, during a hearing at Lahore high Court, Rawalpindi Bench, suspended Khosa’s decision and ordered restoration of said directors.

ICT R&D Fund is undergoing serious managerial issues, which has halted almost all operations at various levels of the Fund.