SC directs Punjab govt to run kidney and liver institute under its Act
LAHORE: In its detailed verdict, the Supreme Court on Monday discarded all the ad hoc committee and directed the provincial government to run Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute (PKLI) under its Act, ARY News reported.
A three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik released its detailed verdict in PKLI case today.
The apex court’s bench also allowed Dr Saeed to go abroad. The court said that if institutes wanted to impose ban, they could act according to the law.
During the course of proceedings, the court asked about the inquiry launched by the anti-corruption department on PKLI. Additional DIG apprised the court that they had launched the inquiry on a source report.
The apex court said that all the parties had expressed concerns over the anti-corruption’s report. The court suggested all the parties to approach the concerned forum on the issues of PAKLI.
Earlier, the Supreme Court on February 28, had dissolved the managing body of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute (PKLI).
Hearing the case at the Lahore registry, a three-member bench of the SC, headed by Justice Manzoor Malik had lifted ban on PKLI President Dr Saeed Akhter’s foreign travel.
The court had directed to run the PKLI’s administrative matters as per law and asked the affectees to approach the concerned forum.