KARACHI: The senior leader of PPP and lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan said on Wednesday that giving an extension to Chief of Army Staff (COAS) in the right of the prime minister, however, the issue is an extension is right or wrong can be discussed.

Talking to media in Sindh High Court, Aitzaz Ahsan said that article 245 of the constitution has provided the right to PM to extend the tenure of the army chief.

“The right to extend the army chief tenure is sovereignty of the parliament and article 245 gives the right and why was chief of army staff given extension can’t be challenged,” he said adding that even not the chief justice has the powers to give extension to army  chief as president bound to obey what the PM recommended in this connection.

Commenting over the Zardari health, the senior lawyer said that Asif Zardari health worse than Nawaz Sharif but he is patience person and bear the woes but Nawaz Sharif had been escaped earlier in 2000.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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