October 13: The Nation reported that the Supreme Court Lahore Registry on Tuesday stayed the implementation on the Lahore High Court (LHC) orders for the release of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Chief Saad Rizvi.
Pakistan Court Upholds Sindh Province Minimum Wage Increase
October 19: Bloomberg Tax reported that the Pakistani province of Sindh will raise its monthly minimum wage to 25,000 Pakistani rupees (U.S. $146.03) per month, or 961 Pakistani rupees per day, according to a judgment issued by the Sindh High Court Oct. 15.
Ishaq Dar wins defamation case at UK high court
October 19: The News reported that f ormer finance minister Ishaq Dar has won a defamation case against New Vision Television (NVTV) at the London High Court over allegations of corruption, money laundering and misuse of authority.
Tarin appointed PM’s aide on finance
October 19: The Express Tribune reported that the government on Monday appointed Shaukat Tarin as adviser to prime minister on finance, which would also now require reconstitution of four committees including three cabinet bodies, besides adding another layer in the decision-making process of the finance ministry.
Notification on ISI DG to be issued this week: Fawad
October 19: Dawn reported that Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday said “all issues” between the civil and military leadership had been settled and a notification of the new Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) director general would be issued during the current week.