Oath taking from Hamza Shahbaz case: IHC directs AG to appear today after obtaining directives from Governor Punjab.

LAHORE -- Lahore High Court (LHC) has directed Advocate General (AG) to seek directives from governor Punjab in connection with the matter of taking oath from Hamza Shahbaz as Chief Minister (CM) Punjab and appear before it.

The court summoned AG for assistance besides adjourning the hearing of the case till today (Friday).

The petition regarding the matter of oath taking from Hamza Shahbaz as CM Punjab came up for hearing before Chief Justice (CJ) LHC Thursday.

Ahsan Bhone, president Supreme Court Bar and Khalid Ishaq counsel for Hamza Shahbaz appeared in the court.

Counsel for Hamza Shahbaz argued during the hearing of the case when government resigns a new chief minister should come immediately. But the largest province of the country is running without government. The oath is not being administered to the elected chief minister in defiance of the constitution.

He further argued it is constitutional obligation of the governor to call chief minister for oath taking...

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