In today’s episode of the Tribune Take, we look at the latest remarks from the Supreme Court with regards to the verdict in the National Reconciliation Ordinance Case (NRO).
The five-member bench threatened that an investigation can be carried out and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani can be declared ineligible for ten years. The verdict also stated that the government had been given two years, yet no action had been taken.
Faisal Shakeel, reporter The Express Tribune Islamabad, says option number six given by the Supreme Court i.e. taking the matter to the parliament, is the only viable option left for the federal government.
Shakeel says the court is under immense internal and external pressure to have their verdicts implemented. He says they do not want to appear “toothless” and have run out of patience after numerous delaying tactics by the federal government.
Read Faisal Shakeel’s articles here.
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