IHC gives 10-day time to finalise ECP appointments.

 
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Byline: SHAHID RAO

ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday granted ten days more time to both government and opposition to resolve the matter of appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and two Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) members.

A single bench of IHC comprising Chief Justice of IHC Justice Athar Minalla conducted hearing of three petitions filed by two lawmakers including Senator Mohammad Javed Abbasi and Member National Assembly (MNA) Dr Nisar Ahmed Cheema and a lawyer Jahangir Khan Jadoon and issued the directives.

During the hearing, Deputy Attorney General Syed Muhammad Tayyab Shah on behalf of the government appeared before the court while the National Assembly secretary also appeared in the court and requested the IHC bench for additional time.

Justice Athar remarked that it is an...

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