Advocate Harish Salve made the following arguments before the panel.
In its subsequent replies, Pakistan has raised few key points that the international customary law gives exceptions to the cases involving spies and so consular access is revoked in such type of cases.
The legal team of Pakistan has also contended that the consular access is subject to scrutiny when it comes to matters of national security.
illegally in facilitating Commander Jadhav’s espionage/terrorism by providing him with the passport issued in name of 'Hussein Mubarak Patel'.
Indian representative advocate Harish Salve presenting arguments before ICJIndia will reply on 20 February 2019 (15:00-16:30 local time).
Pakistan will make its closing submissions on 21 February 2019
(16:30-18:00 local time).
The much-anticipated ICJ decision may be delivered by the summer of 2019.
The legal arguments for the Government of Pakistan will be presented by English Queen’s Counsel Khawar Qureshi QC who also drafted the written pleadings.
The delegation is being formally led by the Attorney General of Pakistan, Anwar Mansoor.
Pakistan had already appointed its ad-hoc judge, former chief justice Tasadduq Hussain Jilani to the bench. Spokesperson Foreign Office, Dr Faisal is also accompanying the team.
The Court is now adjourned and will resume at 02:30 pm IST tomorrow (February 19) for Pakistan's arguments.
After a confessional statement before a magistrate, he was sentenced to death by a military court in 2017.
Jadhav did not file an appeal against the sentence though Pakistani courts have in past overturned the verdicts handed down by military courts multiple times.
India filed a petition with the International Court of Justice seeking to overturn the conviction. India contended that Pakistan did not grant consular access to Jadhav - failing to justify why should a spy be granted the leverage.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 8, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.78||332.48|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.45|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.18|
KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.
The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.
On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.
In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.