Supreme Court summoned details of newly-elected senators with dual nationality

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday summoned details of newly-elected senators with dual nationality.

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case related to the dual nationality of the judges and government officials.

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In today’s proceedings, the CJP summoned details of officers working in the Prime Minister Secretariat dual nationality.

The court asked all the secretaries and officials from Grade 17 to Grade 22 to bring their national identity card numbers in the court.

While giving his remarks, Justice Saqib Nisar said that he would give immigrant Pakistanis the right to vote, adding that he came to know six senators with dual nationality were elected.

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