Tag: Extension

ECP to review Sindh’s extension request

The Sindh government has formally sent a request to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday for extending the duration of the ongoing...

SC rejects plea for deadline extension in NAB chief’s appointment

Supreme Court has rejected government’s plea seeking more time for the appointment of NAB Chairman. According to a private television channel, the federal government had...

WAPDA told to speed up work on Tarbela extension project

Minister for Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar on Friday directed the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to expedite work on the 1,350MW...

KCCI demands extension for FBR’s amnesty scheme

The deadline for the amnesty scheme should be extended to July 9 and the tax base should be broadened instead of burdening the existing...

CPLC chief engineering extension in tenure?

Having completed his one-year term in March 2011, Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) chief Ahmed Chinoy is now allegedly engineering a one-year extension in service,...

LHC sets aside LDA order on Model Town Extension

The Lahore High Court (LHC) set aside on Wednesday a Lahore Development Authority’s (LDA) notification canceling property ownership of several Model Town Extension residents....

SC rejects review plea against judges’ extension

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court dismissed on Wednesday the government's review petition against an apex court verdict that had overruled the Parliamentary Committee's decision to reject a one-year extension in the services of six additional judges of the Lahore High Court and Sindh High Court.
"We are not inclined to review the judgement," a four-member special bench comprising Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Khilji

Nisar links Davis’ release with ISI DG’s extension

ISLAMABAD - Opposition leader in the National Assembly Nisar Ali Khan on Monday linked the release of CIA contractor Raymond Davis to the extension in the service granted to ISI Director General Ahmed Shuja Pasha.
Opening the debate on the presidential address to the joint session of parliament, the PML-N leader said, "I think we need to focus who got extension (in employment) after three days of the release of Raymond Davis... the nation needs to know who played what part in his

Shahbaz wants Bhatta Chowk extension completed by May 10

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday directed the authorities concerned to complete the Bhatta Chowk Extension Project until May 10 for ensuring smooth traffic flow.
Shahbaz visited the site of the Bhatta Chowk Extension Project and reviewed the pace of implementation of the Aashiyana Housing Scheme at Saroba Atari. The Punjab CM said that the Aashiyana Housing Scheme is an excellent project under which modern residential facilities will be available to the

SC delays operation of its verdict on judges’ extension

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday delayed operation of its verdict until April 11 in which it had overturned the Parliamentary Committee's (PC) decision of rejecting one-year extension to six additional judges of the Lahore and Sindh High Courts recommended by the Judicial Commission of Pakistan, directing the federal government to issue a notification to give them one-year extension. A four-member bench of Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja,

Senators demand debate on judges’ extension verdict

ISLAMABAD - Senators on Thursday demanded a debate on the Supreme Court's ruling against the decision of the parliamentary committee on judges' appointments. The committee had denied extension to four additional judges of the Lahore High Court, but the SC overturned the decision. Ishaq Dar proposed that a detailed judgment of the SC be discussed in the House and recommendations be submitted to the Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional Reforms to remove lacunae, if any, in the

Pasha’s extension in national interest

ISLAMABAD - The rare second extension being given by the government to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt General Ahmed Shuja Pasha is mainly due to the high level of confidence that army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has in his person and also because of the grave internal and external security challenges confronting the country.
It was not more than a year after Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani gave General Kayani a three-year extension that the government decided

ISI director general to get extension again

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has advised President Asif Ali Zardari to extend Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt General Ahmed Shuja Pasha's service for another two years, Online news service reported.
Since Pasha is already serving an extension, extending his service further requires a favorable advice of the prime minister to be duly approved by the president. Therefore, Gilani has already moved a summary to the president, sources privy to

PC rejected judges’ extension on JC reservations, SC told

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court (SC) was told on Tuesday that the reasons given by the Parliamentary Committee (PC) for rejecting a year-long extension in the services of six additional judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC) and Sindh High Court (SHC) were allegedly based upon the reservations of one of the members of the Judicial Commission (JC).
A four-member SC bench comprising Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and

SC suspends PC’s decision of denying extension to 2 SHC judges

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday suspended the decision of the Parliamentary Committee (PC) which denied one year extensions in the service of two additional judges of the Sindh High Court and restrained the respondents from issuing any notification in pursuance of the PC's recommendations.
A four-member larger bench comprising Justice Mahmood Akhtar Siddiqui, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and Justice Tariq Parvez was hearing petitions against the

SC hears pleas against rejection of extension today

ISLAMABAD - A four-member bench of the Supreme Court (SC) will on Monday hear a set of pleas against the rejection of a year's extension in the service of four additional judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC) and two additional judges of the Sindh High Court (SHC) by the Parliamentary Committee (PC).
At the last hearing, the court had threatened ex-parte proceedings when no representative of the PC showed up to pursue the matter. The court had told Attorney General Anwarul Haq

Petition filed in SC against ad-hoc judges’ extension

LAHORE - A constitutional petition has been moved before the Supreme Court against the full court resolution carried on February 14 to seek extension in the ad-hoc service of two judges of the Supreme Court.
The petition filed by Watan Party in the Lahore Registry of the court, has also prayed to the court to do away with the scheme of appointing ad-hoc judges as envisaged through the Judicial Commission under the 18th constitutional amendment, and that the lower age of