Dual nationality: Dr Asim Hussain resigns from Senate

Hussain was working as an Advisor to the Prime Minister on Petroleum and Natural Resources.


Web Desk October 23, 2012

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Petroleum and Natural Resources Dr Asim Hussain resigned from Senate on Tuesday, Express News reported.

According to Saama.tv, Hussain resigned because of his dual nationality.

Earlier, the Supreme Court had asked the Interior Ministry to verify the names of dual national lawmakers. The list included Hussain’s name.

The apex court had also deemed 11 parliamentarians disqualified for holding dual nationalities.

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Kamran Naqvi | 8 years ago | Reply

A smart attempt by another dual national of PPP following the formula of Rehman Malik; resign from the Senate, get re-elected and take a "fresh oath" under Article 63-(1)-C. But what about the lie that he has already said under oath?? Who will punish them for FALSE DECLARATION??

Ishrat salim | 8 years ago | Reply

@YAWAR:

What do you expect from a physician ? Pakistan is a funny country....

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