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Nation

A group of persons with a common identity completely separate from other groups. There is no consensus as to what separates a nation from, say, an ethnic group beyond wide acceptance of a group's identity as a nation. Many nations also have their own states or countries, though most countries are multinational.
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It observed that it was important to decide whether disqualification under 63(1)A(c) was permanent, or it could be revoked after a person surrenders its foreign nationality.
A three-member bench of apex court headed by Chief Justice (CJ) has conducted the hearing of the petition and formed a larger bench to review the constitutional points regarding dual nationality.
The directives from the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar came after Sarwar's counsel said that his client renounced his nationality in 2013 but it could be revived under the British law.
Earlier, when the chief justice resumed hearing of the case at the Lahore Registry, PTI senator-elect Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar told the court that he renounced his British nationality in 2013.
brAnother newly-elected Senator Khalid Shaheen Butt also appeared before the bench in person and apprised that he never acquired any foreign nationality.
The CJP had earlier put off hearing about the dual nationality of the parliamentarians, judges and civil servants until March 13 but rescheduled the hearing for Saturday (10) upon learning that elections for senate chairman and deputy chairman are to be held on March 12.
Ahsan, which heard the suo motu notice regarding dual nationality of judges and civil servants at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry.
The highest number of officers with dual nationality is from the Pakistan Administrative Services (PAS/DMG), which has eight such officers.
No input from the Ministry of Interior has been taken on the issue of dual nationality,' Iqbal told The Express Tribune.
A man in his 50s of unknown nationality and a 42-year-old police officer identified by China Times as Wang Chih-wei both died before arrival to Cardinal Tien Hospital.
Nationality plays a significant part in determining our opportunities and aspirations, and the QNI allows us to analyse this objectively," said Prof Dr Dimitry Kochenov, co-author of the QNI and a leading constitutional law professor.
Germany's quality of nationality is ranked first in the world with a score of 82.