LHC reinstates SNGPL Managing Director Arif Hameed
LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) has on Tuesday reinstated Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) Managing Director (MD) Arif Hameed and issued notices to the federal government, ministry of petroleum seeking reply.
The LHC judge Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh heard the petition today. Arif Hameed had challenged his dismissal in the LHC. Arif had prayed that before completion of the tenure he could not be dismissed.
The lawyer of Arif Hameed gave arguments that the ministry of petroleum doesn’t have the authority to sack managing director, therefore, his removal should be declared void and he should be reinstated to his post.
The court issued stay orders against the removal of Arif Hameed and reinstated him. The court further issued notices to the federal government, ministry of petroleum seeking reply.