Federal judicial academy arranged a workshop in collaboration with British High Commission and NGO “Struggle for Change” for judicial officers at a local hotel. The objective of workshop was to create awareness about the protocol signed by Pakistan Chief Justice (CJ) and the Presidents’ Family Division High Court of England and Wales which ensures that a child removed from lawful custody of parent against the order of a court in Pakistan or UK is brought back to the custody of
ISLAMABAD – In its upcoming meeting on Wednesday, the federal cabinet is likely to approve the ratification of the United Nation’s Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.
The optional protocol, adopted and opened for ratification and accession by the United General Assembly resolution on May 25, 2000, and enforced on January 18, 2002, was designed to achieve the purposes of the Convention on
ISLAMABAD – The appointment of Mumtaz Qadri in the security detail squad of slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer has raised many questions, as the killer had been declared unfit for the sensitive job of protecting VIPs by police seniors. Pakistan Today has learnt that former SSP Special Branch Nasir Khan Durrani had advised the department not to put Qadri in security detail of any VIP due to his extreme religious inclination. A source in the police said, “They considered Qadri a
ISLAMABAD – Advocate Waheed Anjum, the counsel for former City Police Officer of Rawalpindi Saud Aziz, said on Wednesday that threats in case of the appearance of Benazir Bhutto from the escape hatch had been conveyed to the then security officers of the former prime minister, a private TV channel reported.
Addressing the press conference, Anjum said that Rehman Malik and Major Imtiaz Ahmed, the security officers of the late PPP chairperson, were informed of the threats by the
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Embassy in Washington is issuing visas to Americans intending to travel to Islamabad, ignoring all the clearance requirements set by the country’s security agencies.
“There was a need to resolve a months-long row between Washington and Islamabad over the delay in visa issuance by both sides, which lasted up until August this year that led to the decision by the Presidency to empower Ambassador to US Hussain Haqqani to start issuing visas to Americans on