Parliamentary affairs: Bilawal wants joint MPs panel on bench formation
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The chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party – a key ally of the government led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz – raised the demand on the floor of the house.
He continued: “We will decide how many judges should sit in the cases related to the parliament.
لائیو: وزیر خارجہ بلاول بھٹو زرداری قومی اسمبلی کے اجلاس سے خطاب کررہے ہیں۔ https://t.co/zKXfoTuFma— PPP (@MediaCellPPP) July 27, 2022
The PPP chairperson made the remarks a day after the Supreme Court declared Pervez Elahi the new chief minister of Punjab annulling the ruling of the deputy speaker during the CM election.
One verdict states instructions of the party chief are necessary while the other stress the instructions of the parliamentary party are necessary.
Two ‘constitutions’ – one for us and the other for the blue-eyed – are out of the question, he said stressing the role of the establishment and the judiciary should not be controversial,
“We don’t believe in pressuring the state organs for personal interests.
“The 18th Amendment sailed through the parliament to provide the provinces with legal and constitutional rights.”
The foreign minister said: “Adopting the 19th Amendment under judicial pressure was a mistake, the PPP chairperson said.
He complained, “Ex-CJ Saqib Nisar campaigned against the PPP in 2018.”