Prime Minister Imran Khan led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government has filed a review petition in Supreme Court’s verdict regarding the case pertaining to the extension of the service of Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa.
As per reports, Federal Minister for Law and Justice Barrister Farogh Naseem on Thursday held a meeting with Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Anwar Mansoor Khan in the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) for consultation before filing a review petition.
Earlier, in light of government’s undertaking, Supreme Court of Pakistan on Nov 28 granted six months conditional extension to Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Jvaed Bajwa. A three-member bench — comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Mian Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel and Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah — announced the much-anticipated verdict after being assured by the government that parliament will pass legislation within six months.
The order, read out by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, ordered the parliament to introduce legislation for appointment of army chief under Article 243. The order stated regarding the Article 243: “Article 243 of the Constitution clearly mandates that the Federal Government shall have control and command of the Armed Forces and the supreme command of the Armed Forces shall vest in the President.”
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