I slamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has resumed the hearing of National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) implementation case today.
The three-member bench comprising Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, and Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh heard the case.
In today’s hearing, the apex court seeks reply from the Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf over NRO implementation case which involves writing letter to re-open graft cases involving President Asif Ali Zardari.
The court also remarked that former Prime Minister was sentenced for not obeying the court, but now they hope new Prime Minister will follow court’s order and will write letter to Swiss authorities.
The hearing of NRO case had been adjourned till July 12.
On March 8, the court had directed former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to write a letter to Swiss authorities for reopening of graft cases against President Zardari.
But Gilani refused to write letter, stating that he could not write to Swiss government as the president enjoys immunity.
The apex court then declared former Prime Minister Gilani as disqualified in contempt of court for not following court’s order.
Court will also review the matter of beyond the rule appointment of Adnan Khwaja as Chairman OGDCL and Ahmad Riaz Sheikh as Additional Director FIA by the former Prime Minister Gilani.