According to a Baaghi TV report, the Islamabad High Court heard another request to sever ties with France over blasphemous sketches.
The court also directed the Secretary Cabinet Division to place the petition before the Federal Cabinet. The court remarked that while the parliament had passed the resolution, the Prime Minister had also written a letter to the entire Muslim Ummah.
Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani of the Islamabad High Court, while giving remarks, said that policy is a matter for the government to look into. The government seems to be taking the matter seriously. This is not a person who blasphemed here and we will take action against him.
Lawyer Tariq Syed said that the government is not taking any major step because of FATF. The government thinks that if diplomatic relations are severed, France will oppose the FATF. The protection of the sanctity of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) is also very important. To which the court said, which product is to be banned? What to do with their ambassador? government has to see all these issues. The court disposed of the petition with instructions.
It should be noted that a request to sever diplomatic relations with France was also heard yesterday. Islamabad High Court has ordered to take up the matter with the federal cabinet. The court said the federal cabinet should decide based on public sentiment.
Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani heard the petition of the citizen. Petitioner’s lawyer said that Muslim countries have protested against the publication of sketches of France. Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani remarked that the government of Pakistan has condemned it. The French ambassador has also been summoned, and a resolution has been passed by the National Assembly. The arrival of the resolution from the parliament is also the spokesman of the people. The court disposed of the case by sending the matter to the federal cabinet.
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