ISLAMABAD, (SANA): Attorney General Munir A Malik called on Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif onTuesday to discuss different legal matters and the governments reply submitted in the Supreme Court.
According to sources, the government’s future course of action in regards to initiating a treason trial against former president, general (retd) Pervez Musharraf was also discussed. According to Media, Legal, constitutional issues and the governments reply submitted in the Supreme Court came under discussion during the meeting.
On Monday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while addressing the National Assembly had said that the government would try Musharraf for treason under Article 6 of the constitution. The decision was met with widespread support from the opposition.
The Supreme Court had also directed Attorney General Malik to submit a written reply within three days regarding what measures would be taken to initiate proceedings.
Meanwhile, Chairman Senate, Syed Nayyar Hussein Bhukhari called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday.
During his first meeting with the Prime Minister after his assumption of office as the Chief Executive of the country, the Chairman Senate congratulated him and assured his full cooperation and support.
While talking to the Chairman Senate, the Prime Minister said that democratic institutions of the country should play their positive and constructive role for the strengthening of democratic norms and values.
The Prime Minister said that country was faced with a number of challenges both at internal and external fronts and further added that the need of the hour was that political forces of all hues must forge unity amongst their ranks to find an everlasting and durable solution to these problems.
Impressing upon the need to reinvigorate the Senate of Pakistan, the Prime Minister said that it has a very important role in legislative business and in ensuring transparency and accountability amongst government institutions and bodies.