Ousted PM gets two SPs in deviation from procedure

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LAHORE: The federal government has appointed a senior police official serving in BS-18 as security officer for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, in a deviation from the standard practice. According to the standard operating procedure mentioned in the ‘Blue Book’, only the sitting prime minister and the president are entitled to the services of a BS-18 officer of the rank of superintendent of police (SP). However, the government has allowed Mr Sharif to avail this privilege. A notification issued by the Establishment Division on Aug 4 said: “Muhammad Zeshan Reza,…

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