ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Monday issued a notification to the Pakistan Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) for purportedly safeguarding a favourable order from the court on the basis of forged files.
Justice Aamer Farooq of the IHC provided the notification to the PPRA managing director on a petition filed by the authority’s ex-director general implicating the previous of sending created records that caused termination of his request in addition to 3 other pleas of elderly officials versus their termination from service.
PPRA, the country’s leading openness watchdog, was established in 2002 through a presidential regulation, according to its main site.
The authority is endowed with the duty of prescribing guidelines and also treatments for public procurements by government government-owned public market organisations for enhancing governance, management, transparency, accountability and top quality of public procurement of goods, jobs and also services.
In 2019, after that PPRA taking care of supervisor Fida Mohammad Wazir had actually ended directors basic Saima Tasneem and also Irfan Rafique, director Dr Saqib Yousaf and deputy director Rahila Yousaf from service.
The high court had actually rejected the applications of sacked staff members after PPRA submitted that the board of supervisors of the authority had in its 37th conference entrusted the power of discontinuation to the handling director.
The advise for the petitioners said before the court that the matter was positioned before the Pakistan Details Compensation (PICTURE) and also it transpired that the delegation of the power to the PPRA handling director was not appropriate and also based on a forged tool.
According to the petition, the PHOTO wrapped up that the mins of the board’s conference held on April 1, 2019 were created and on the basis of the created files the court ruled in favour of the PPRA.
It explained that the IHC “while passing order on Feb 18, 2020 observed in para 8 of the order that the authority may delegate its features or powers to the managing supervisor which accordingly was done by the board of the authority in the minutes of 37th [conference] of Public Purchase Regulatory Authority board hung on April 1 … yet the entire para 11 (b) of 37th board meeting was created as observed in the IMAGE report dated January 13, 2021”.
The application mentioned that “under the altered scenarios, regulation allows the candidate to relocate application under Area 12 (2) of CPC as scams as well as misrepresentation have been created to the applicant”.
Justice Farooq confessed the request as well as looked for report from the participants.
Further hearing on the matter has actually been adjourned till a day to be repaired by the court’s registrar workplace.