Panama Papers case in SC: What effect PM Counsel leave will have on hearing

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Panama Papers case in SC: What effect PM Counsel leave will have on hearing

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar, has approved the leave application of Prime Minister's counsel Makhdoom Ali Khan in the Panama Papers case.

Makhdoom Ali Khan, yesterday, submitted a request in the Supreme Court to obtain leave.

The PM’s lawyer stated in his request that he will not be unoccupied from February 13 to 24 due to personal commitments.

According to sources, Chief Justice Saqib Nisar issued administrative orders on Khan’s request. Justice Nisar said leave will not be effective if the hearing on the Panama case is resumed in the duration.