SC orders action against govt employees having dual nationality
LAHORE (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, while announcing verdict of the dual nationality case, remarked that the government employees having dual nationality are a threat to the interest of Pakistan.
He remarked that getting dual nationality shows dishonesty of a government employee.
The two-member bench also ordered action against employees getting dual nationality during their service.
The court directed the parliament to make a clear-cut decision reading a ban on giving designations to people having dual nationality.
It ordered the government to compile the lists of dual nationality holder employees and put them on the negative list.
According to the judgment, the concerned cabinet approval will have to be sought before giving a designation to a foreigner.
LDA CITY CASE: Chief Justice Saqib Nisar ordered to retrieve the over salary from Ahad Cheema.
He also ordered to confiscate the property of Ahad Cheema if he does not return the amount.
The CJP remarked that the Orange Line project had been destroyed and now the LDA City. “Who is responsible for all this destruction?” he questioned.
According to details gained by 92 News, there are 1,116 government officers having dual nationality across the country. Of them, 837 people disclosed their dual nationality while 261 employees concealed the dual nationality.
On the other hand, wives of 1,249 employees have dual nationality.
Meanwhile, 18 foreigners are also working against different posts.