Islamabad: Pakistan's upper House has passed a bill aimed at protecting top leaders from contempt of court and curbing the Supreme Court's efforts to push the Prime Minister into reopening graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.
The Pakistan President is expected to sign the bill for making it into law.
The bill was adopted by the National Assembly (lower House) on Monday.
The upper House of Parliament took only five minutes to pass the bill while the lower House took two hours, the Dawn News reported....more
08:14 AM, Jul 12, 2012