ISLAMABAD (APP) - The Supreme Court here Tuesday allowed Attorney General to seek instructions from the Prime Minister, also Chairman of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, over the issue of appointment of AJK Chief Justice. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry adjourned hearing till Wednesday (today) after the court was apprised by AG Anwar Mansoor Khan that he had to meet the Prime Minister in the evening to discuss certain issues. Earlier, the AG while replying to benchs query about the jurisdiction of apex Court over the issue, admitted that he had gone through the concise statement filed by the then Deputy Attorney General Agha Tariq and concluded that the SC had jurisdiction to hear the case on merit. The Chief Justice told him that the issue was too simple and if he was going to meet the Prime Minister/Chairman AJK Council, he should discuss the matter and apprise the court after seeking instructions. The bench is seized with identical writ petitions over appointment of Azad Jammu and Kashmir SC CJ. The main petition was moved by Justice Syed Manzoor Hussain Gillani of the AJK Supreme Court seeking declaration against the Prime Minister of Pakistan/Chairman of the AJK Council to approve June 25, 2007 summary for appointment of AJK CJ. He had prayed to Court under Article 184(3) of the Constitution to issue directives to the PM for issuance of a fresh advice for appointment of the petitioner as CJ of the AJK SC and for the AJK President to act upon the advice instantly.