Gilgit, February 15: Justice (r) M. Arshad Khan is a member of the Ameer Begum Welfare Trust, led by the Wattoo family.
The website of Ameer Begum Welfare Trust, as of February 15 (10: 36 am) has Justice M. Arshad Khan’s name without a photograph at the 8th number among members of the board of trustees.
Board of Trustees- Ameer Begum Welfare Trust (Click to Download PDF copy of the website’s page)
It is pertinent to note that Justice Arshad’s appointment as GB Chief Judge has been opposed by lawyers and members of the cabinet on grounds of merit. Even the GB Chief Minister, Syed Mehdi Shah, has said that he was not taken into confidence during the appointment.
Justice Rana and Mian Manzoor Wattoo are believed to be close friends.