Pakistan top court historic verdict, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi becomes Punjab CM

Pakistan top court in a historic verdict declared the ruling of Punjab Deputy speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari null and void and ordered that Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi elected new Punjab chief minister.

The top court, in its short order, declared all the appointments made by Hamza “illegal” and told the members of his cabinet to vacate their offices.All of the advisers and assistants appointed by Hamza were also ordered to be relieved of their duties.

The top court ordered for the issuance of Elahi’s notification as the new Punjab chief minister immediately, also instructing the governor to take his oath at 11:30pm tonight.In case the governor does not administer oath to Elahi, President Dr Arif Alvi can do so instead, the court ruled.

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