Lahore High Court has asked the President to nominate any person for administering oath to newly elected Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz Sharif during the next twenty-four hours and also disposed-off the writ petition filed by Hamza Shahbaz Sharif in this regard.

In his decision, Chief Justice Lahore High Court, Justice Ameer Bhatti stated that Punjab Governor cannot refuse to administer oath to newly elected Punjab Chief Minister.

He also directed the quarters concerned to send the copy of the court’s decision to the President.

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