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SC finally approves Swiss letter draft

ISLAMABAD (October 10, 2012): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has finally approved the fresh draft of the Swiss letter and made it a part of the court order on Wednesday.The Supreme Court of Pakistan has finally approved the fresh draft of the Swiss letter and made it a part of the court order on Wednesday.

A three-member bench comprising of Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, and Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh was hearing the NRO implementation case.

Earlier on resumption of the hearing, Federal Law Minister, Farooq H. Naek presented the fresh draft of the Swiss letter to the court.

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on this occasion remarked that there has been improvement in the draft of the letter every time and this was proof of your commitment.

Later, the Judges went on a break for 15 minutes into the Chamber for reviewing the fresh draft of the Swiss letter.

Following the break, the Judges again came to the court room and the draft of the letter was read out, which said that former AG Malik Qayyum’s letter was being withdrawn and should be considered such that it was never written. The draft also mentions the immunity of the heads of state, the president of the country from cases and Pakistan’s claim over the amount in Swiss banks involved in the case.

The court has allowed making approved draft of the letter public. Later, the hearing of the case was adjourned until November 14. (GEO NEWS)