A two-judge bench at the Supreme Court’s Lahore registry has been hearing a suo motu notice of the appointment of a retired officer as the head of the Strategic Management and Internal Policy Unit on a salary package much higher than even the salary being drawn by the Punjab chief secretary.
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The top decide additionally ordered the countrywide accountability Bureau (NAB) to estimate the value of properties owned by way of the 56 leader government officials beneath scrutiny.
throughout the hearing, the advocate widespread Punjab informed the courtroom that the chief minister had no direct connection with the companies. The leader justice, however, rejected the argument, saying that “now not even a fly within the province can move without his involvement”.
Justice Nisar instructed the advise preferred to technique the chief minister and ask him in which became he and when he could appear earlier than the bench. subsequently, the courtroom was informed that the leader minister will appear before the court at 2pm.