On the Supreme Court’s decision on the appointment of Army Chief, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the Prime Minister extended the Constitution’s scope, will review the old rules and see where changes are needed.
Talking to Private TV, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that there is no restriction on the performance of the legal team of the government. We respect the court’s decision, the cabinet will consider the judicial decision and will do what is appropriate.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the government is relying on Article 243 of the constitution, there is no change in the constitution, the constitution is clear and there is no ambiguity in the constitution.
Vice-chairman of PTI said that Pakistan could not tolerate any crisis at this stage, the court has taken good decision in due time. Thank God the problem has been resolved very well, we will not leave any way for Pakistan’s Enemies to have a chance to celebrate.
Referring to the government allies, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that our allies were from any party, they were with us yesterday, they are still with us today.
He further said that the stability of democracy has an impact on the economy. Opposition will talk on all issues.
It should be noted that the Supreme Court has approved a conditional extension of 6 months to the post of Army Chief.
The Supreme Court in its decision said that the current appointment of Army Chief will be for six months, Federal Government has assured that legislation will be made in 6 months, Legislation will be made in 6 months with respect to Army Chief’s term and privileges.
Earlier, on November 26, the Supreme Court of Pakistan had suspended the government notice on a petition against extension of the term of Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
On August 19 this year, Prime Minister Imran Khan appointed General Qamar Javed Bajwa as Army Chief for a further three years. According to the notification issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, the Prime Minister made this decision in continuation of ongoing peace efforts in the country and the region.