The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has cancelled the notification sacking NADRA chairman Tariq Malik.
The IHC was hearing a plea filed by Tariq Malik challenging his sacking. The notification appointing Brigadier (r) Zahid Hussain as the new NADRA chairman was also cancelled.
The hearing of the case has been adjourned till December 11.
Mr Malik’s sacking had been criticized by opposition parties. Opposition leader in the National Assembly, Khursheed Shah compared the sacking to rigging. PTI leader Shireen Mazari said Tariq Malik was sacked to cover up election rigging.