Lahore: Prof. Dr. Naseer Ch. has filed a contempt of supreme court petition at Lahore registry against the Punjab Govt. for failing to implement the orders dated 14.03.2012 of a special bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan comprising of Justice Jawad S. Khawaja, Justice Tasadiq Hussain Jillani, Justice Saqib Nisar and Justice Athar Saeed. The court had directed the govt. to appoint Vice Chancellor of University of Health Science, Lahore within a period of 03 months.
The orders of 14th March stated that “during the interregnum Professor Dr. I.A. Naveed shall function as Chief Executive and exercise all functions of the Vice Chancellor under the law till the new incumbent takes over. Needless to observe, the entire exercise i.e. amendment in law and appointment of new Vice Chancellor shall be concluded within a period of 03 months failing which the mater shall be decided strictly in terms of the existing law. It is however, clarified that the interim arrangement with regard to the Chief Executive referred to above shall not prevent the Competent Authority under the law to make an appointment in this regard even during the interregnum”.
Prof. Naseer through his council Shamim ur Rheman Malik Advocate has prayed to the honorable court to initiate contempt proceeding against Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Secretary Punjab, Secretary Services Punjab and Secretary Health Punjab on failing to implement the orders of supreme court of Pakistan dated 14.03.2012