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CJP Halts Extension in Sheikh Zayed Hospital Head Tenure

Islamabad (April 04, 2018): The Supreme Court halted the Punjab government on Wednesday from extending the tenure of the chairman of Lahore’s Sheikh Zayed Hospital and directed the chief secretary and law secretary to submit an affidavit and give the hospital’s charge to the senior most person.

He made these remarks during a suo moto notice case over appointment of the head of the  Lahore’s Sheikh Zayed Hospital Farid Khan.

The Chief Justice asked as if the chairman’s tenure is being extended on Hamza Shehbaz, PML-N MNA and the son of the chief minister Punjab- directions.Appearing before the court, Punjab’s additional advocate general informed the court that the chairman’s contract ends on April 10 this year, adding that the hospital’s board of governors has asked him to stay on until a replacement is finalised.

The chief justice then warned of disbanding the board, observing that there are a lot of complaints against the man. He also wondered why the Punjab government is unable to find suitable persons for such post.

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