*ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has declared Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani eligible for becoming the Acting President.*
Justice Amir Farooq announced the judgment that was reserved on February 14.
On June 21, 2018, Afzal Shinwari had filed a plea through Iftikhar Bashir advocate.
The petitioner had stated that appointing Sadiq Sanjrani would be in violation of Article 49 of the Constitution.
“According to the Constitution, a person below the age of 45 years is not eligible to become the acting president of Pakistan,” the petition stated.