Sindh govt submits reply in CM’s special assistants, advisers appointment case

KARACHI: Sindh government on Tuesday submitted its reply in the Sindh High Court (SHC) on a petition challenging appointments of advisers and special assistants.

Assistant advocate general Sindh, Shehryar Mahar, submitted the reply on behalf of the provincial government stating that the matter is currently under trial in the Supreme Court (SC) and the judgment of the SHC has been annulled by the Supreme Court.

“The court may wait for the judgment of the Supreme Court in the case,” the reply reads. The SHC, later, adjourned hearing of the case and directed the respondents to submit their responses in the court. The petitioner claimed the CM’s advisers and special assistants had been given ministry portfolios in violation of the law.

Murtaza Wahab, Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Syed Aijaz Ali Shah Sherazi, Waqar Mehdi, Rashid Rabbani, Ashfaq Memon, Qasim Naveed, Nawab Hussain Wassan, Dr Khatomal, Maula Bux Mohejo, Peer Noorulllah, Riaz Hussain Shah, Veer Ji Kohali, Naseema Ghulam Hussain, Hina Dastageer and Shahzad Memon were among the advisers and special assistants named in the petition. - PPI