A person watches news channels broadcast a live address to the nation by Pakistan’s Top Minister Imran Khan, in Islamabad on March 31. (AP Photo)
Pakistan’s National Meeting speaker Asad Qaiser in his letter to leader of opposition Shehbaz Sharif, says in case of inequity in appointment of caretaker PM, the opposition ought to present four names for the post
In a recent conversation, Pakistan’s National Meeting speaker Asad Qaiser has written a letter to Leader of Opposition Shehbaz Sharif to present names of the caretaker Top Minister since the Opposition unanimously rejected the nomination of Justice Gulzar Ahmed for the post.
The letter, whose copy has been accessed by News18, says, based on Article 224-A, in case of inequity in appointment of caretaker PM, the opposition ought to present four names.
The day prior to this, News18 used to be first to report about Sharif and the Opposition parties’ inequity on the title of Justice Gulzar Ahmed as the caretaker Top Minister.
Sharif had written within the letter to President Arif Alvi that the appointment of caretaker PM used to be made in a “hurried manner” to defeat the course of of rules and Constitution. The letter also said incumbent Imran Khan is playing with the Constitution of Pakistan and “we reject his authority”.
This came at a time when the National Meeting deputy speaker rejected a non-believe vote towards PM Imran Khan, and the President dissolved the lower dwelling of Parliament.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court docket will resume listening to into the event when National Meeting deputy speaker Qasim Shah Suri brushed apart no-self assurance movement towards the Top Minister, and President Alvi dissolved the Meeting.
In step with the Fracture of day, a five-member bench, headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Umar Ata Bandial, and comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhel, is anticipated to absorb the case at 9.30am.
Imran Khan had already claimed that there is a “foreign conspiracy to overthrow his authorities”, and needs the Supreme Court docket to compose a judicial payment to investigate the alleged “threat letter”.
Khan’s stop aide advised News18: “For beefy readability and transparency, the PM’s grave and extreme charges ought to be legally scrutinized by the cost. If an crucial, a Joint Investigation Team ought to be commissioned to unravel the mysterious letter and its implications on democracy in Pakistan.”