Senate holds in-camera briefing about arbitration claims after denial of mining lease

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APP61-24 ISLAMABAD: August 24 - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi addressing at Senate of Pakistan. APP

 

ISLAMABAD, Aug 24 (APP): The House of Federation on Thursday held in-camera briefing about the arbitration claims filed by Tethyan Copper Company against Pakistan in relation to the denial of a mining
lease for the Reko Diq project.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi briefed the house in-camera
on the implications of the decision of an Arbitration Tribunal of
the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of
Investment Disputes (ICSID) on the arbitration claims filed by
Tethyan Copper Company against Pakistan in relation to the denial
of a mining lease for the Reko Diq project.
It is to mention that debate in the House was made on the admitted
adjournment motion moved by Senator Nawabzada Saifullah Magsi on April,18
2017 and discussed in the House on April 20, 2017.