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PLJ 1990 KARACHI 590

TANWEER HUSSAIN ZAIDI, ADVOCATE
V/S
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN

Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 articles 39, 243, 244, 245 & 259 —

Sending of troops to Saudi Arabia — Challenge to — Whether provisions of Constitution were violated — Question of — Contention that Federal Government has given impression that Pakistan troops have been sent to Saudi Arabia for protection of Holy places but in fact, they will be deployed in war against Iraq — No reason has been advanced why statement on behalf of Federal Government should not be accepted — No material has been brought on record
except bare statement of Petitioner that troops have been sent for some other purpose — Held: Government has not violated any provsion of Constitution by sending troops to Saudi Arabia to protect Holy placed — Petition dismissed.
[PLJ 1990 KARACHI 590]

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