ISLAMABAD: The judicial commission probing the Memogate case summoned President Asif Ali Zardari, Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (DG-ISI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Nawaz Sharif on January 9, Express News reported on Wednesday.
The commission’s first meeting on Thursday was presided over by Balochistan High Court Chief Justice Qazi Faiz Isa, where in the decision was taken to issue notices to all the relevant parties involved and petitioners in the case.
Secretary commission Jawad Abbas Hassan issued notices to DG-ISI Shuja Pasha, Husain Haqqani, US citizen Mansoor Ijaz and others to present themselves in court on January 9.
The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan had earlier, too, issued a notice to the president but he did not submit his reply to the court.
Earlier on Thursday SC had issued contempt of court notices to Babar Awan and other PPP leaders who were present at a press conference on the memo case.
The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders who have been issued similar notices by the court includes Khursheed Shah, Firdous Ashiq Awan and Qamar Zaman Kaira.
Awan and the others were now expected to submit their explanatory replies to the court by January 13.
The orders were issued today by a Supreme Court two member bench comprising of Justice Ijaz Afzal and Justice Ather Saeed.
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