Karachi, July 26: In a rare act of defiance Ghazanfar Ali Khan, the chief executive of NALA, has challenged the KANA minister’s authority to make him ineffective or remove him from the office. According to a daily Urdu regional newspaper Ghazanfar has said that Kaira, the Chairman of NALA, has no legal authority to remove him from the office. He said that he has been elected by
the assembly and only the assembly can remove him.
Commenting on the removal of advisers Ghazanfar has said that the advisers had been appointed by Kaira and he has the authority to remove them. He has also told the press that the KANA division has asked him to continue his work as chief . He also, reportedly, has hinted that new advisers might be appointed, till 22 November, when the tenure of NALA expires.
Meanwhile, ousted speaker of the NALA and some advisers have blamed KANA for ‘sabotaging the budget process’ in Gilgit – Baltistan by dismissing advisers before the assembly tenure expired. Mirza Hussain, reportedly, has also accused Kaira of paving way for corruption by removing the advisers, who, he said, were hindering corrupt intentions of the administrtation and the chief executive.