Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leaders have reached London to attend meeting summoned by PML-N President and Leader of opposition in National Assembly.
Six PML-N leaders including Rana Tanvir Hussain, Khwaja Asif, Marriyum Auranzeb, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Senator Pervaiz Rashid and Amir Muqam will meet the Sharif brothers in London this week. Ahsan Iqbal will also join them.
According to sources the issues related to amendment in Army Act, appointment of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) members and current political situation will be discussed in the meeting. The sources further said that the final decision regarding the law for extending the army chief’s tenure will be made by Nawaz.
Earlier, 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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