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Khawaja Asif’s Disqualification: Trap of Politicians’ Own Making

LIKE a chain reaction, the dominos appear to be beginning to fall. After the Supreme Court’s judgements disqualifying Nawaz Sharif for life from public office on the basis of Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution, it was clear that others could be netted in the iqama and undeclared foreign earnings trap. To be sure, it is a trap of the politicians’ own making. Whether done deliberately to conceal certain facts from the voter or out of a lack of care because nomination papers have not been scrutinized carefully in the past,Read More

Foreign Affairs Minister Khawaja Asif Disqualified As Parliamentarian For Non-Disclosure Of Gainful Employment With UAE Firm

— Opposition Leader in the Senate and veteran politician Sherry Rehman has demanded Asif resign as the country’s Foreign Minister, following the ruling. — The country’s apex court recently ruled that parliamentarians disqualified over Article 62(1)(f) clause of the Constitution will be ineligible to contest elections or hold party office for life. April 26, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — The Islamabad High Court on Thursday disqualified Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif as member parliament under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution for not declaring his gainful employment with a UAE firm in nomination papersRead More