Pakistan Top Court Grants 6 Months Conditional Extension To Army Chief

The federal government withdrew the August 19 orders after the highest court docket’s observations within the case

Islamabad:

Pakistan’s Supreme Courtroom immediately granted six-month conditional extension to Military chief Common Qamar Javed Bajwa, in a aid to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s authorities.

A 3-member bench of the highest court docket, headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa and comprising Justices Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel and Mansoor Ali Shah, in its brief order directed the federal government to deliver essential laws inside six months’ time, Geo TV reported.

Bajwa’s authentic three-year tenure is about to run out on Thursday at midnight and he can now proceed because the Military chief for one more six months.

Prime Minister Khan via an official notification of August 19 granted a three-year extension to Common Bajwa, citing “regional safety surroundings”.

The federal government withdrew the August 19 orders after the highest court docket’s observations within the case and issued a recent notification which was additionally rejected by the court docket on Wednesday.

The unprecedented motion by the apex court docket shook the excessive echelon of powers as the federal government scrambled to regulate the harm.

Khan held an emergency Cupboard assembly to take care of the precarious state of affairs, with Gen Bajwa himself attending the deliberations.

Farogh Naseem, who resigned from his publish as regulation minister on Tuesday to pursue the case, represented Gen Bajwa within the court docket.

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