ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has granted last chance to the government for the appointment of two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
According to details Chief Justice IHC Athar Minallah heard the case filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Shahnawaz Ranjha against appointment of two members of the ECP by the government.
Apprising the court about the latest development for the appointments in Pakistan’s supreme electoral body, the legal adivsor of the National Assembly said, yesterday’s meeting between the government and opposition remained positive while he pleaded the court to give time of ten more days to the federal government in this regard and added he was asked to do so.
Chief Justice IHC, Justice Athar Minallah said that it’s responsibility of everyone to maintain the dignity of the Parliament adding that the Parliament is a supreme institution, where elected members sit for legislation through masses vote.
The court accepting the plea to give more time to the federal government for appointments of the members in the ECP, adjourned the hearing till January 27.