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SC Judge says Panama case verdict to be remembered for centuries

ISLAMABAD: The much-awaited verdict in the Panama Leaks issue will set an example which will be remembered for centuries.

This was stated by a Supreme Court Judge who also claimed that the apex court’s verdict in the case will be a ‘law’.

“Our pronouncement on the Panama issue will be a law which will be endured for centuries,” Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan said in his remarks during a hearing on Tuesday.

Justice Khan’s remarks came in response to a statement made by Khawaja Ahmad Hassan, the counsel for respondents – civil society members. During the hearing, Hassan affirmed that the Panama case verdict could not be objected for 20 years.

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Army awaits Panama-Leaks decision based on justice and merit: ISPR

M. M. ALAM

LONDON: DG ISPR, while referring to the much awaited Panama Leaks decision, has said that Pak Army (like every Pakistani) awaited the decision based on justice and merit.

ISPR pointed out that a recent response of its DG apropos a question regarding Panamagate, was deciphered out of context by media.

It is pertinent to mention here that in a piece that appeared in a section of local print media DG ISPR has been quoted as saying that no matter what the verdict was, the Army would accept any verdict in this regard like everyone.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.