Court asks Prez to appoint another representative to administer oath to Punjab CM-elect

Islamabad, April 22 : After Punjab Governor Omar Sarfaraz Cheema’s refused to administer the oath of office to CM-elect Hamza Shahbaz, the Lahore High Court on Friday ordered President Arif Alvi to appoint a different representative to give oath to the PML-N leader. Geo News reported. LHC Chief Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti gave the directions after a plea was filed by chief minister-elect Hamza Shahbaz against the Punjab governor for not fulfilling his constitutional duty. Before the court issued the directives it asked the governor to present the reasons for not giving the oath in writing by 2pm. When the hearing resumed, LHC CJ Bhatti shared that the governor had excused himself from administering oath to the CM-elect. ACL1555

Please share this news

Check Also

Shree Renuka Sugars shines on getting nod to acquire 100% stake in Anamika Sugar Mills

Shree Renuka Sugars is currently trading at Rs. 55.90, up by 1.61 points or 2.97% …