ISLAMABAD - Two judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Faqir Muhammad Khokhar and Justice M Javed Buttar, resigned from their offices on Wednesday. A senior official of the apex court has confirmed that the office of Registrar, Supreme Court of Pakistan, received the resignations of the said judges, which would be forwarded today (Thursday) to the Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. The Chief Justice would forward the same to the President of Pakistan for final approval, he said. The two judges had taken oath under the Provisional Constitution Order (PCO) promulgated by former military dictator General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf on November 3, 2007. The Supreme Court judgment in the judges case on July 31 had said that references would be sent to the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) against the PCO judges. However, the Attorney General of Pakistan Sardar Latif Khan Khosa has stated on Monday last that SJC could not hear the references against the retired or those judges who rendered resignations. His statement was followed by resignations of all the judges of Balochistan High Court on Tuesday. The two PCO judges of the Supreme Court also rendered their resignations on Wednesday. It may be mentioned here that Justice Faqir Muhammad Khokhar was elevated as a judge of high court on December 10, 1996 and appointed as judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan, on January 10, 2002. Justice M Javed Buttar was elevated as high court judge on August 7, 1994 and appointed as judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on July 31, 2004.