Prime Minister advised the President to de-notify the appointment of Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh as Advisor to Prime Minister

General Press Information Department

Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has advised the President to approve de-notifying the appointment of Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh as Advisor to the Prime Minister with the status of Federal Minister, in terms of Article 93 of the Constitution read with Serial no.10 of Schedule V-B to the Rules of Business, 1973.

The passage of the 20th Constitutional Amendment Act validated the election process of the members of Senate/National Assembly which were elected after 19th April, 2010 and they are to be restored to their actual positions.

In the same process the Prime Minister advised the President to discontinue the appointment of Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh as Advisor to the Prime Minister as he has been restored as Minister of Finance, Revenue, Planning and Development, Economic Affairs and Statistics on 28th February, 2012, the date on which the 20th Amendment came into force.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326
Email: piopid@gmail.com

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