ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad excessive courtroom (IHC) on Monday declared Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani eligible to expect position of acting president in absence of the president of Pakistan.

Reportedly, Justice Amir Farooq announced the reserved judgment on a petition – tough eligibility of the chairman of the senate – that contended Sanjrani ineligible to count on workplace of the appearing president under Article forty nine of the charter.

The petition maintained that the minimum age of the president is 45 years underneath the law, but the incumbent chairman of the senate is underage.

The petition became filed on June 21, 2018, and the IHC reserved its verdict on February 14, 2019.

sponsored via the Pakistan human beings’s party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and other events, Sanjrani became elected as Senate chairman on March 13, 2018 via mystery vote casting by securing fifty seven votes towards the then ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) candidate Raja Zafarul Haq, who controlled to bag forty six votes handiest.

Born on April 14, 1978, 40-year-old Sadiq Sanjrani is youngest-ever head of Pakistan s top house of the parliament.