The federal government has de-notified Punjab Governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema.

A notice has been issued by the Cabinet Division to de-notify the Governor of Punjab.

In accordance with Article 101 and Proviso of Article 48 (1) of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, read with serial No. 2D of Schedule V-B to the Rules of Business, 1973, and the Prime Minister’s advice9s0 rendered on 17-04—2022 and 01-05-2022 for removal of Governor of the Punjab, Mr Omar Sarfraz Cheema ceases to hold the office of Governor of the Punjab with immediate effect, according to the notification.

The Speaker of the Punjab Provincial Assembly shall function as Acting Governor of Punjab until a new Governor is appointed, as per Article 104 of the Constitution.

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