PM himself allowed Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad: CJP

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

20th Nov, 2019. 06:14 pm
PM himself allowed Nawaz sharif to travel abroad: CJP

Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa said that Prime Minister Imran Khan allowed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for medical treatment.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa said that Prime Minister Imran Khan allowed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for medical treatment.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa responded to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement saying that the Prime Minister should not criticize the judiciary, the Prime Minister himself allowed Nawaz Sharif to go abroad for medical treatment.

While speaking at the inauguration ceremony of a mobile app, call center, complete video link facility in five courtrooms of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said “Do not taunt us regarding the powerful,” everyone is equal before the law, he added.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said Prime Minister granted permission to Nawaz Sharif to go abroad for medical treatment, the Lahore High Court (LHC) had only set the modalities, he reiterated.

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Earlier Prime minister Imran Khan said that speedy and quick justice for all would lay the foundation of the country’s new system based on the principles of ‘Riasat-i-Madina’.

He criticized the judicial system of the country and said there was a perceived disparity in how the powerful and common people were treated in the country’s judicial system.

The Premier further added that he was ready to support the judiciary to change the perception and restore public confidence in the institutions.

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