The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the Central government and the Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) in a petition by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) minister Kailash Gahlot seeking quashing of two office memoranda requiring State government ministers to obtain Central government clearance before making personal visits abroad. .Justice Yashwant Varma has directed LG VK Saxena and the Union Ministries of Home Affairs, External Affairs and Finance to file their responses within eight weeks and listed the case for further hearing on January 23. The Court, however, did not issue notice to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), which was also sought to be made a party to the petition. .Appearing for Gahlot, Senior Advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi told the Court that the petition had also sought quashing of the communication by LG VK Saxena advising Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal against travelling to Singapore to attend the World Cities Summit.However, now that the dates for the Summit have already passed, the petition is now only seeking some guidelines regarding personal and official visits of ministers, Singhvi said. .The plea has challenged two office memoranda - one issued in 2010 and the other in 2015 - which require State ministers to get political clearances to travel abroad for personal visits. The plea also requested the Court to frame guidelines to govern the issue.The Delhi LG had, by a communication dated July 20, advised CM Kejirwal against travelling to Singapore to take part in the summit.Kejriwal and AAP had initially objected to such a stance and had also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue.Subsequently, the CM had said that he won't blame anyone for the same."It would have been good if I could go and put forward my point and share with the world the work being done in India…I am not blaming anyone for it,” Kejriwal was quoted as saying.