During an emergency federal cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, it was decided to recall Registrar Supreme Court, Ishrat Ali.
The pending election case in the Supreme Court was discussed during the meeting, and the possible impact of any verdict was also considered. Sources reveal that all government officials were asked to leave the meeting at one point, and only the ministers participated.
The recall of Registrar Supreme Court Ishrat Ali was approved after Justice Faiz Isa’s letter was discussed.
Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the federal cabinet held a special meeting to discuss the Donkati agenda.
During the meeting, the Minister of Law, Senator Azam Nazir Tarar, and the Attorney General briefed the Cabinet on various issues, including the circular issued by the Registrar Supreme Court against the order of the Supreme Court.
Following the discussion, the Cabinet has decided to recall the Registrar Supreme Court and the Establishment Division has been directed to inform the Registrar Supreme Court of this decision.
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In a special meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the federal cabinet has decided to withdraw the services of Registrar Supreme Court Ishrat Ali, according to a statement released.
The meeting discussed various issues, including the Donkati agenda, with Minister of Law Senator Azam Nazir Tarar and the Attorney General briefing the Cabinet.
The Cabinet also considered the issue of a circular issued by the Registrar Supreme Court against the order of the Supreme Court. In addition, the Cabinet has called for President Arif Alvi to sign the Supreme Court Practice and Procedure Act to resolve the current constitutional and political crisis.
Justice Qazi Faiz Isa, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, had earlier demanded the immediate resignation of the Registrar, stating that she had no authority to declare a judicial order null and void.
In addition, the Supreme Court has completed the case hearing concerning the postponement of elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The verdict has been reserved, which is expected to be announced on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif stated that the coalition government’s no-confidence motion against the current bench would be accepted during his address to the National Assembly.