ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan formed a five-member bench on Saturday to hear the government’s review petition against the court’s July 12 orders in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) implementation case, reported Express News.
A five-judge bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, had ordered Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf to write a letter to Swiss authorities to reopen cases against President Asif Ali Zardari without taking any advice.
The government had filed a review petition against the order asking the court to set it aside, which, it maintained, was not implementable.
According to Supreme Court’s Registrar Office, the five-member bench will hear the petition on August 15.
The bench will comprise of Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Sarmad Jalal Usmani, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Gulzar Ahmad and Justice Athar Saeed.