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Pak Foreign Minister disqualified from parliament

Pak Foreign Minister disqualified from parliament

The dust from Khawaja Asif's disqualification has yet to settle and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's (PTI) political machinery is publicly and vocally trained on its next target - the Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal.

In his reply, Asif contended before the court that the petitioner had concealed from the court that the issue related to iqama had not only been adjudicated by the Election Tribunal but the Supreme Court decided this case in his (Asif) favour.

The court judgment further said, "The lack of honesty was established by not disclosing the employment as an occupation and the salary received per month despite the vague and obscure amount declared as foreign remittances having been specifically challenged". The bench headed by Justice Athar Minallah and comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akther Kiyani announced the verdict.

"Becoming prime minister for the third time was not less than an honour for me", Nawaz said, adding that disrespecting the Constitution of Pakistan should not continue anymore.

As per the letter presented in the court, Khawaja Asif's job with International Mechanical & Electrical Co.

Male legislators of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) remained silent while female legislators strongly reacted over the criticism of the opposition.

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Meanwhile, the PTI leader Usman Dar, who had fought previous general election against Khawaja Asif, said that his struggle of five years had borne fruit.

After the order, Kh Asif told Hamid Mir that he would challenge the verdict in the apex court.

Asif was hired as a full-time employee of IMECO since at least July 2, 2011 and has held various positions, including those of the legal adviser and special adviser, the petition stated. Following the commission's notification, Asif will no longer be a member of the parliament and the foreign minister.

Leading up to the verdict, Sharif's counsel - Khawaja Harris - had conceded before the court that Hassan Nawaz, the prime minister's younger son, was the owner of Capital FZE and Sharif its chairman.

The Pakistan Supreme Court disqualified PM Sharif from holding office for life in 2017.


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