Chief Justice of Pakistan cancels visit to New Delhi

Islamabad: Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali today rejected an invitation for a conference scheduled in New Delhi next month in the middle of increasing tensions between India and Pakistan.

In a letter to the Indian Supreme Court he wrote that in the present conditions he could not attend the meeting, Geo News reported on Friday. The Chief Justice was invited to attend the conference scheduled from October 21 to 23.

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Pakistan sometime back claimed that two soldiers were killed in Indian Army shelling across the Line of Control (LoC). It has denied that India carried out “surgical strikes” behind the LoC to destroy seven terror launch pads and kill between 35 and 40 terrorists waiting to cross into Kashmir.

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