Imran Khan has Nominate the name of former chief justice Gulzar Ahmed as the caretaker prime minister, ex-information and law minister Fawad Chaudhry said Monday.
“In response to the President’s letter, after consultation and approval from the PTI Corps Committee, Prime Minister Imran Khan has nominated former Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed for the post of caretaker prime minister,” he shared on the micro-blogging website.
ex-CJP Gulzar Ahmed as Caretaker PM of Pakistan
In case the two politicians can’t reach a consensus over one name within three days, each one of them will send two names to the parliamentarian committee responsible for appointing a caretaker prime minister.
The eight-member parliamentary committee, comprising National Assembly and Senate members, with equal representation from the government and Opposition, will be formed by the NA speaker.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan will continue as the prime minister despite being de-notified as the premier, till the appointment of a caretaker prime minister, the President’s Secretariat said in a presser issued after Sunday midnight.
Cabinet Division’s statement said: Imran Khan was de-notified as the prime minister of Pakistan earlier on Sunday after the dissolution of the National Assembly.
“Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi shall continue as Prime Minister till the appointment of caretaker Prime Minister under Article 224 A (4) of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.”