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Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday has declared the appointment of Attaul Haq Qasmi as Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) Managing Director as illegal.

A two-member bench of the apex court announced its verdict that was reserved in July this year, regarding the illegal appointment of PTV MD.

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According to details, the court has ordered to take back all the salary and incentives worth Rs197.8 million from Qasmi and nullified the administrative orders passed by him as MD.

The judge has also directed the concerned authorities to recover this amount from former information minister Pervez Rashid, ex-finance minister Ishaq Dar and former principal secretary Fawad Hasan Fawad.

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