Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Online) – The Supreme Court (SC) has been moved for initiation of contempt of court proceedings against Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif for addressing UN General Assembly in English.


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The petitioner, Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi, took the plea that the PM has disrespected the SC’s order by delivering a speech at the UNGA in English.

The SC had passed an order on September 8 regarding implementation of Urdu in government departments.

He maintained that all other world leaders addressed the General Assembly in their national languages.