Kulbhhushan Jadhav review ordinance to be presented in Senate today

Khulbhushan Jadhav review ordinance is expected to be presented in the Senate by federal government today.

As per the details, Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem will present ‘The International Court of Justice (Review and Reconsideration) Ordinance, 2020’ pertaining to the legal formalities regarding Indian spy Khulbhushan Jadhav’s trial.

The Senate session is scheduled for 4 pm today (Wednesday).

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Prior to this, the bill was presented in the National Assembly (NA) – lower house of the parliament, followed by heated arguments between treasury and opposition benches.

Opposition parties have been accusing the federal government of favouring the Indian spy and giving him significant legal waivers, whereas the government has cited international legal obligations in defence of the bill.

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The development comes as earlier, federal government had sought to appoint a legal representative for Khulbhushan Jadhav in light of International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) July 17th 2019 decision.