Whereas it is expedient to provide for succession to the office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and for matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999 and the Provisional Constitution Order 1 of 1999 and I exercise of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic is please to make and promulgate the following order:-
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|2.||This Order shall have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the Constitution or any other law.|
I,___________________________, do solemnly swear that I am a Muslim and believe in the Unity and Oneness of Allah Almighty, the Books of Allah, the Holy Quran being the last of them, the Prophethood of Muhammad (peace be upon him) as the last of the Prophets and that there can be no Prophet after him, the day of Judgment, and all the requirements and teachings of the Holy Quran and Sunnah:
That I will bear the true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:
That, as President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly to the best of my ability, faithfully, in accordance with law, the Proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, the Provisional Constitution Order No.1 of 1999, as amended, and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well being and prosperity of Pakistan.
That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:
That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:
That, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear for favour, affection or ill-will:
And that I will not directly or indirectly communicate or reveal to any person any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as president, except as may be require for the due discharge of my duties as President.
May Allah Almighty help and guide me (Ameen)