SC seeks presidential order for FWO’s formation


ISLAMABAD:

The Supreme Court on Thursday once more sought the presidential order for the formation of Frontier Works Organisation (FWO).

A 3-member bench, headed by Justice Sardar Tariq Masood, heard the case relating to the land acquisition by the FWO within the Supreme Court.

The FWO has acquired 3,000 kanals of land in Haripur for establishing a cement manufacturing facility.

The residents of the realm have challenged the land acquisition course of in courtroom.

During the listening to, counsel for the petitioner Imran Hassan apprised the courtroom that it had sought a presidential order on the formation of FWO on the final listening to on which FWO lawyer Ahsan Bhoon has mentioned that he has connected a number of letters relating to the formation of FWO.

“It is a 60 to 70-year-old presidential order,” the counsel mentioned. “The FWO came into existence under the order of the then president, Gen Yahya Khan.”

Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail requested, “Was General Yahya in his senses while giving the [presidential] order [for the formation of FWO].”

Justice Masood mentioned that fireplace has been burning in numerous buildings within the nation to make data disappear.

“But there has been no fire in the Presidency till date. The FWO can’t even say that there was a fire and they can’t find the presidential order.”

On a lighter be aware, Justice Masood mentioned, “I hope there is no report of a fire in the Presidency.”

Justice Masood requested the FWO legal professionals to state whether or not the presidential order was necessary or not.

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“If you say, we can decide the case without the presidential order,” he mentioned, including that the existence and authority of the FWO are key factors within the case.

“It remains to be seen whether the FWO can acquire the land and set up a cement factory.”

Lawyer Bhoon took a stand that extra time must be given to amass the presidential order in order that the courtroom may be assisted.

The courtroom adjourned the listening to indefinitely.

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