Pakistan Governor terms PM Shehbaz’s son swearing-in as Punjab CM “illegal” | World News

Hamza Shahbaz was elected as the brand new chief minister with 197 votes on April 16, only a few days after the ouster of PTI chairman Imran Khan’s authorities. ceremony.

Calling the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s son, Hamza Shehbaz a “fake chief minister”, Punjab Governor Omer Cheema on Sunday mentioned that his official residence was “captured” on Saturday to carry Shehbaz’s oath-taking ceremony.

Cheema made the remarks whereas addressing a press convention in Lahore. He additionally mentioned that “the oath-taking of Hamza Shehbaz was illegal after I rejected the resignation of Usman Buzdar,” reported the Express Tribune.

Cheema maintained that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and former CM Buzdar’s resignation couldn’t be accepted by the ex-governor as it was addressed to the Prime Minister as an alternative of the governor.

Hamza Shahbaz was elected as the brand new chief minister with 197 votes on April 16, only a few days after the ouster of PTI chairman Imran Khan’s authorities.

A day later he was scheduled to take the oath however Punjab Governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema “postponed” the oath-taking ceremony as he dominated his election controversial as a result of ruckus that occurred within the Assembly, the report mentioned.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has as soon as once more despatched a abstract for the removing of the governor of Punjab to President Dr Arif Alvi, in accordance with reviews.

According to the regulation, 10 days after the abstract of removing is distributed the Punjab authorities would stand dismissed, following which the premier will ship recommendation to the president for the appointment of a brand new governor.

Currently, Punjab Governor Omar Sarfaraz Cheema has 10 days left and can be faraway from office after this time interval is over. 

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