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Punjab CM: CJ LHC orders Alvi to appoint rep to administer oath

LAHORE: CJ LHC Justice Ameer Bhatti has directed President Dr. Arif Alvi to appoint a representative to administer oath to the CM-elect Hamza Shahbaz since Governor of Punjab Omar Sarfaraz Cheema has refused to administer the oath. 

It may be recalled that earlier Hamza Shahbaz had filed a plea against the Punjab Governor for not fulfilling his constitutional duty.

When informed that the Governor was available but was refusing to perform his duty, the CJP issued the short order. | YouTube Channel

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.