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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Monday proposed the title of former chief justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed for the workplace of the caretaker prime minister.
Gulzar was a part of a five-judge bench that disqualified former prime minister Nawaz Sharif within the Panama Papers case. His title was nominated at a core committee assembly of PTI chaired by Imran.
“I suggest the title of Justice (retd) Gulzar Ahmed, former chief justice of Pakistan, to be thought-about for appointment because the caretaker prime minister,” learn a letter despatched by Imran to the president.
Gulzar’s nomination adopted a letter of Pakistan president Arif Alvi to Imran and chief of the opposition within the Nationwide Meeting (NA) Shehbaz Sharif, looking for recommendations for the appointment of a caretaker prime minister. In one other improvement, a handout issued by the president’s workplace learn that Imran Khan will proceed because the prime minister, regardless of being de-notified because the chief govt, until the appointment of a caretaker prime minister
In case Imran and Shehbaz fail to achieve a consensus over a reputation inside three days, every certainly one of them will ship two names to an eight-member parliamentary committee to be fashioned by the NA speaker. The committee will comprise outgoing NA members, or these from the Senate, or each, with equal illustration from the treasury and opposition benches.
Shehbaz, nonetheless, declared that he wouldn’t participate within the course of and termed it “unlawful”. He stated that the president and the prime minister had damaged the regulation and questioned how they might strategy the opposition.
The president had dissolved the meeting on Imran’s recommendation shortly after deputy speaker Qasim Suri nullified a no-confidence movement in opposition to the prime minister.
In the meantime, Pakistan’s Nationwide Safety Advisor Moeed Yusuf resigned on Monday amid the continuing political and constitutional disaster within the coup-prone nation. “Right this moment, I depart extraordinarily glad and content material, most of all as a result of I do know that the NSA’s workplace and the NSD are vibrant establishments with an distinctive staff that can proceed to make Pakistan proud,” he tweeted.
(With company inputs)

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