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PAKISTAN NEWS DIGEST - A Selected Summary of News, Views and Trends from Pakistani Media

15 September 2022

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The government wants to prosecute the PTI leadership for its ultimately unsuccessful attempt to thwart the vote of no-confidence against then prime minister Imran Khan and the subsequent dissolution of the assemblies by the president. [...] Whether it is the TTP or someone else, if they want to be a part of the political process in Pakistan, they have the right to do so within the ambit of the Constitution. [...] Declaring the oath of Hamza Shehbaz unconstitutional, the Supreme Court declared the Punjab Cabinet's notification null and void and ordered that the Governor of Punjab administer the oath to the new Chief Minister by 11:30 on Tuesday night, and the President administers the oath if he is not available. [...] Given the favours of Pakistan on the Afghans, the Taliban should take care of the interest of Pakistan. [...] Then why these problems were never taken care of during those years? On the issue of the clash of interest between the judiciary and the parliament Habib Akram (Political Analyst) said that the court should not interfere in the matter of the parliament.

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