SAPM Firdous Ashiq Awan lands in hot waters: Report
ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to Prime Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan lands in hot waters from the Islamabad High Court, Media Report has revealed.
Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan’s apology and directed her to reappear on November 14 in contempt of court case, on Monday.
As the hearing underway, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah remarked that the ministers and special assistants are designated to restore nation’s trust on the government. The courthas also issued notice to federal minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan to attend the hearing on the same day.
Meanwhile, Dr Firdous requested the IHC to separate her case from Ghulam Sarwar Khan matter which was rejected by the chief justice.
Previously in first hearing of the case, Chief Justice of IHC Athar Minallah had accepted Dr Firdous’ unconditional apology and directed her to prove that she didn’t intentionally malign judiciary in her statement.
“You should have not combined politics with judiciary. You are not an ordinary personality. You are PM’s special assistant and such remarks coming from your side are regrettable,” he remarked.