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Dual Nationality Case

LHC moved against barring dual nationals from govt jobs

LAHORE: A petition was filed on Friday in the Lahore High Court (LHC) pertaining to barring dual nationals from holding government jobs.  The petition, filed by Dr. Adeel Anwar - a Pakistani-British , stated that Pakistani citizens holding dual nationality have the right to vote, invest, marry and start business in Pakistan, whereas the move of not allowing them for government posts was an act of discrimination. "As per the constitution, discriminatory behavior cannot be adopted for any individual of the state", the…

Zulfi Bukhari to continue as Khan’s special aide; SC dismisses his disqualification plea

LAHORE: The Lahore Registry of the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday rejected a petition seeking disqualification of Syed Zulfikar Ali Bukhari aka Zulfi Bukhari as Prime Minister's Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis. According to details, a three-judge bench of the apex court under the stewardship of Chief Justice Saqib Nisar heard the case pertaining to dual nationality of Prime Minister Imran Khan's special aide. In September, a petitioner had challenged the Bukhari’s appointment as the premier’s special assistant…

SC summons list of govt dual national employees

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday summoned a list of the government employees holding dual nationality from the establishment secretary within 15 days. The three-judge bench, headed by CJP Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the suo motu case of judges and government officials holding dual nationality. At the outset of court proceedings today, the secretary establishment appeared before the court and informed the bench that reports from two provinces have been received, whereas the reports…

Arrest warrants issued for Nadia Gabol, Farahnaz Ispahani in dual citizenship case

KARACHI: A district and sessions court here on Thursday issued arrest warrants of two former lawmakers Farahnaz Ispahani and Nadia Gabol in dual citizenship case after they failed to turn up before the court despite being summoned time and again. The court was hearing the case when passed arrest orders of the lawmakers and directed authorities concerned to produce them before it on September 23. During the proceedings today, Farahnaz Ispahani’s counsel apprised the court that his client is abroad for medical treatment.…