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July 31, 2020

No limits on SAPMs numbers, dual status: IHC

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court Thursday ruled that there was no restriction on appointing dual nationality holders as SAPMs and the prime minister had the authority to appoint special assistants and to determine their status and functions. Hearing a petition seeking disqualification of SAPMs for having dual nationality, Chief Justice Athar Minallah asked how the system would perform if the prime minister was not even authorised to appoint his special assistants. “Tell us where the...