ISLAMABAD: While reserving decision on a couple of service matters during the first week of January, the Federal Service Tribunal (FST) adjourned the hearing of several other complaints for different reasons.
FST benches comprising Justice (r) Syed Zahid Hussain and Dr Nazir Saeed; Syed Rafique Hussain and Syed M Hamid; Ishtiaq Ahmed and Syed M Hamid; and Ishtiaq Ahmed and M Javed Iqbal Kasi heard cases during the week.
Justice (r) Syed Zahid Hussain and Dr Nazir Saeed reserved decision on cases filed by Akbar Ali Shad and Qaiser Khan.
The FBR staffers, Akbar Ali Shad and Qaiser Khan, had filed the cases against the FBR administration. They had prayed the tribunal that the board had not implemented FST’s previously announced decisions about promotion of both of the appellants.
Akbar Ali Shad and Qaiser Khan had also prayed the tribunal to direct the board on fulfilling tribunal’s former orders regarding their submissions. They had complained about board’s lethargy and submitted that the board administration had not taken bench’s order serious and did not complied the orders. They asked the tribunal to bring justice to them by ensuring implementation over the tribunal’s orders.
The bench also heard another case filed by Tahir Mehmood. Mehmood had filed a case about his removal from the services and had challenged the board’s action before the tribunal.
Mehmmod had prayed the tribunal to set aside board’s move of his removal and reinstate him on his post in the board. The bench would hear this case for the first time.
Ishtiaq Ahmed and M Javed Iqbal Kasi had also adjourned hearing of cases filed by Noor Muhammad, Muhammad Ishtiaque and Aurangzeb challenging reversion. They had filed their cases in 2016.
Another appellant had filed complaint about implementation by Syed Sultan Abbas. Same bench heard the cases asking the tribunal to ensure implementation over its earlier announced decision which was not yet compiled by the board authorities.
On the last hearing, benches had directed the concerned counsels, appellants and defendants, to submit documents and brief on arguments before the tribunal before next hearing.
Syed Rafique Hussain and Syed M Hamid adjourned hearing of cases filed by Syed Sultan Abbas, Sajid Hussain, and Nisar Ahmed Bangash.
Abbas had submitted a complaint about promotion while Hussain had made a compliant about ‘mid career management course’.
Nisar had filed a complaint about promotion. He had recently filed the petition. The department had yet not filed any objections over the matter. Hearing on this case was also adjourned for next week.
Meanwhile, Ishtiaq Ahmed and Syed M Hamid had also adjourned hearing of important cases as the counsels failed to submit relating documents. The bench was hearing the case filed by filed by Jan Muhammad Afridi.
The appellant had named Regional Tax Office the respondent in the case filed during 2012 and was pending still for decision. The appellant’s submission carried ‘Implementation’ matter.