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PHC Suspends Appointment s of Five Provincial Special assistants, Advisers

PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday suspended notification regarding appointments of five provincial special assistants and advisors.

A division bench of the PHC comprising Justice Ikram Ullah Khan, Justice Musarat Hilali has announced verdict on the plea submitted by Awami National Party (ANP) leader Khushdil Khan.

The petitioner opined that as per the 18th amendment bill the CM is not allowed to appoint cabinet members more than specified figure while five special assistants and advisers have been appointed.

After hearing the argument the bench ordered the suspension of the hiring of Ajmal Wazir, Zia Bagash, Abdul Kareem, Hayatullah and Kamran Bangash has also put on hold and sought respond of the provincial government until July 31 after issuing the notice to it.