Mou signed between Pakistan, Uk for Ishaq Dar’s extradition
LONDON: The government of Pakistan And British government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the formal starting of a process for the extradition former finance minister and Pakistan Muslim League leader Ishaq Dar to Pakistan.
As per the copy of the MoU – signed this week and case specific to Ishaq Dar – provides a legal basis in the absence of an extradition treaty. It’s understood that the MoU was signed after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Adviser on Accountability Shahzad Akbar held talks with British Home Secretary Sajid Javid.
The home secretary tweeted on May 23: “Pleasure to meet with @ShazadAkbar again this morning to discuss progress on UK-Pakistan efforts to tackle corruption.” The MoU states that the Government of Pakistan and the British government have developed an understanding “for the extradition of Ishaq Dar to the jurisdiction of the government of Pakistan”.
— Sajid Javid (@sajidjavid) May 23, 2019