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Pakistan: Decision on Hamza Shahbaz's election as Punjab CM today

Islamabad, June 28 (UNI) The Lahore High Court (LHC) is likely to announce its verdict on the case challenging Hamza Shahbaz's election to the Punjab chief minister's slot on Tuesday.
An LHC bench, headed by LHC Chief Justice Ameer Bhatti, resumed hearing on separate pleas — filed by PTI and PML-Q — against Hamza's election as CM, saying that it wanted tow rap up the case on Tuesday.
While hearing the arguments from PTI's counsel, the court asked how a political crisis would be avoided if matters are taken back to the Punjab Assembly session on April 16 and polls are held again.
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