November 17, 2017
Published 28 days ago
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Television (PTV) has sacked its Director Current Affairs Agha Masood Shorish.
An office order said he was being terminated with effect from November 15, 2017 “in pursuance of directives of the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting & National Heritage.”
Although the order from PTV’s Controller Administration & Personnel Abdur Rashid does not mention why Shorish was sacked, it is no secret he was removed for allegedly sexually harassing female colleagues.
Shorish is likely to go to court against this decision.
Read more about the harassment case here
Pakistan Observer, December 20, 2016
It has always been mystifying why so much store is held by flinging people out of office unceremoniously rather than decorously letting them go. The argument given is that the guillotine has to be sharp and flinty because there is always the risk that in this cyber age the departee may truly do the dirty and mess with the systems.Read more... | Archives