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The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday handed the control of the Sheikh Zayed Hospital over to the federal government of Pakistan.

A bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar announced the split 4-1 verdict, ruling that it is the right of the federal government to build and run the hospital which it said was transferred to the Punjab government without a legal process.

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“No necessary legal measures were taken for the devolution of the hospital to the province. The 18th Amendment in this regard was misinterpreted,” read the ruling. “Three hospitals and a museum were illegally devolved to the provincial government.”

The Supreme Court of Pakistan directed that the ownership of the hospitals and museum be handed over to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led federal government within 90 days. Upon failure, the provincial government may approach the apex court for an extension in the deadline for implementation of the order.