ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court issued notices to secretary Senate and secretary National Assembly ordering them to submit a report by Thursday regarding the parliamentarians who hold dual nationalities.
The court reissued notices, summoning Senator Rehman Malik and Member of National Assembly (MNA) Farahnaz Ispahani, as both of them failed to appear.
The attorney general appeared on behalf of Malik, however, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said that Malik should appear personally and brief the court whether he holds dual nationality or not.
The court was hearing a petition filed by Mahmood Akhtar Naqvi, who had alleged that Chaudhry Zahid Iqbal, Chaudhry Iftikhar Nazir and Malik held British nationalities, while Farahnaz Ispahani, the spouse of former Pakistan ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani, possessed US nationality.
The hearing of the case was adjourned till Thursday.
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