PM Abbasi informed establisment of caretaker PM's nomination

Published: May 29, 2018
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Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. PHOTO: FILE

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi informed about the nomination of former chief justice Nasirul Mulk as the caretaker premier to the security establishment, sources revealed.

The government will also not accept any pressure in any political matter, sources added.

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The caretaker federal government, starting its tenure from June 1, will perform its duties within two months, according to the mandate given by the Constitution.

The highest priorities will be the establishment of law and order, holding transparent and impartial elections in coordination with the Election Commission Pakistan (ECP). Implementation of foreign policy on equal relations with friendly countries and the stability of economy will also be vital components of the caretaker set up.

The caretaker PM will take important decisions about national security and defence keeping in view the point of view of the military leadership.

National Accountability Bureau will also continue its responsibilities in line with its policy during the caretaker government period. The caretaker government will not interfere in its matters at any level.

Operations for elimination of terrorism in the country will continue including Karachi operation. The caretaker government will also ensure the implementation of court orders according to the Constitution and the law. Strict action will be taken against elements that violate law during the election campaign.

The caretaker government will also take actions to enure that the world acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices during the war against terrorism.

Mulk picked out to serve as caretaker PM

The caretaker government will make laws necessary as presidential ordinances. The work on projects will continue in accordance with the law.

The caretaker PM will try to perform his duties with good governance and impartially. Sources said that the accountability institutions will continue their action according to their policies during the caretaker government.

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