“A list of 30 nominations has been forwarded to the Prime Minister through the Ministry of Law and Justice for finalizing names of the new members,” official sources said.
The Council consists of otal 20 members and and half of them will complete their tenure in next three months. Each member is appointed for a period of three years.
“Seven members are completing their tenure in January while three will retire in March,” the sources.
Those retiring on January 22 include Mufti Ghulam Mustafa Rizvi, Syed Saeed Ahmed Shah Gujrati, Hafiz Mahmood Tahir Ashrafi, Allama Muhammad Yousaf Awan, Mian Abdul Baki and Mufti Muhammad Ibrahim Qadri while Muhammad Mushtaq Kalota will retire on January 27.
Allama Muhammad Amin Shahidi, Maulana Fazal Ali and Dr. Mufti Muhammad Idrees Somroo would complete their term on March 3.