ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan and the United Kingdom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on June 22 regarding extradition of former finance minister Ishaq Dar.
According to the reports, the UK officials will only to hand over Ishaq Dar in the signed MoU as he will be extradited on legal basis for criminal offences and other cases.
As per the MoU, Pakistan will pay all the expenses on the transit of Ishaq Dar. According to MoU, no country can make financial demands after the deliverance, custody or arrest of a person.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Barrister Shahzad Akbar and Graeme Biggar, the director of National Security at Britain’s interior ministry are signatories for the document.
Pakistan, UK sign MoU for extradition of Ishaq Dar
Earlier, Pakistan and the UK
government have signed a memorandum of understanding that will provide a legal basis for the extradition of former finance minister Ishaq Dar to Pakistan.
In a tweet, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Accountability Shahzad Akbar said he held meetings with UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field during his stay in London over the past week.
“UK signs first ever MoU for extradition to Pakistan, setting legal basis for extradition of Ishaq Dar in absence of a treaty,” he said.
“Productive two days meetings in London with UK Home Secretary @sajidjavid & FCO MoS @MarkFieldUK. UK signs first ever MoU for extradition to Pakistan, setting legal basis for extradition of Ishaq Dar in absence of a treaty,” he tweeted.