Pakistan nominates three attorneys for ad hoc judge at ICJ

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Pakistan nominates three attorneys for ad hoc judge at ICJ

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has decided to take on India fully in the International Court of Justice on the matter of the Kulbhushan Yadav.

Pakistan will reportedly be recommending three names to International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday for appointment as ad-hoc judges to hear case filed by India over convicted spy who is on a death row in Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav.

A delegation led by Attorney General of Pakistan, Ashtar Ausaf will be presenting the names to the court.

Former chief justices of Pakistan (CJP) Nasirul Mulk and Tassaduq Husin Jeelani and former attorney general Makhdoom Ali have been recommended to be the ad-hoc appointees at the UN court.

Representatives of Pakistan will convene a meeting with President of the ICJ on June 8. Members who are to meet the ICJ chief include the attorney general and Director General (DG) of South Asia Affairs, Dr Faisal among others.