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Kayani, Pasha file replies to memogate in Apex Court

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 15: Cheif of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, DG ISI Shuja Pasha and other respondent on Thursday submitted their replies to the Supreme Court in the memogate case, according to news media.

Speaking to media representatives, Attorney General for Pakistan Molvi Anwarul Haq said that the replies have been filed through his office.

Haq said there were no changes made to the replies of the COAS and DG ISI.

Replies have also been received from the cabinet, law, defence, interior and foreign secretaries.

Earlier, the attorney general said that President Zardari’s reply in the case would be submitted on Friday.

The Supreme Court had also received replies from Mansoor Ijaz and Husain Haqqani.

On December 1, a larger bench of the apex Court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry had directed the ten respondents that they might submit their replies on the issue till December 15.

The replies from the government functionaries were submitted through the AG office late in the evening.

A larger bench is set to resume hearing of the issue on December 19.

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif and others through their separate pleas had moved the apex court for hearing the case.

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Saleem Shaikhhttp://saleemshaikh.blogspot.com/
The writer is a development journalist. He writes on water, sanitation, environment, climate change, agriculture, women development, human rights, education, health, development budgets and economy.
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