Islamabad, May 31, 2023 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the Special Committee to prepare and forward a reference or references under Article 209 of the Constitution to the Supreme Judicial Council on the ground of misconduct as discussed in the National Assembly and on such other grounds which are available against any Judge or Judges of Supreme Court of Pakistan was held on 31″ May, 2023 at 11.00 a.m. in Parliament House Islamabad for election of its Chairman.

Addl. Secretary (Legislation) National Assembly Secretariat briefly apprised the Committee about the procedure of election.

Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Junejo, MNA proposed the name of Mr. Mohsin Nawaz Ranjha, MNA for Chairman, whereas, Mr. Salahuddin and Mr. Salahuddin Ayubi. MNAS seconded his name. Therefore, the Special Committee unanimously elected Mr. Mohsin Nawaz Ranjha as its Chairman.

After being elected as Chairman of the Special Committee, Mr. Mohsin Nawaz Ranjha presided over the meeting. All members of the Special Committee congratulated the newly elected Chairman one by one and assured to extend their full cooperation for smooth functioning of the Committee.

The Hon. Chairman expressed his gratitude to the Hon. Members for posing confidence in him and assured them to run the business of the Committee with consensus. The Committee decided to invite Minister for Law and Justice, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Attorney General for Pakistan in the next meeting of the Committee for their expert opinion so that Committee could proceed accordingly.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Mohsin Nawaz Ranjha, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Junejo, Mr. Salahuddin and Mr. Salahuddin Ayubi, MNAs.

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