International conference at University of Peshawar

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An international conference on the 1973 Constitution opened at the University of Peshawar on Monday as speakers generally praised the original document and also highlighted some of the paradoxes and anomalies in it.

Former Senator Afrasiab Khattak, who was chief guest at the inaugural session, pointed out that serious questions have been raised subsequently about the paradoxes and anomalies in several sections of the 1973 Constitution.

The conference on “Paradoxes and Anomalies in the 1973 Constitution” was organised by the Department of History, University of Peshawar in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Germany.

The conference is aimed at generating debate on the niceties of different articles of 1973 Constitution, which clash with each other or look plausible but are contradictory with the real spirit of the Constitution.