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Justice Shujaat Ali Khan takes oath as acting Chief Justice of LHC

Governor Sardar Saleem Haider administered the oath to the new acting Chief Justice LHC

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Lahore: Justice Shujaat Ali Khan took oath as the acting Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday.

Punjab Governor Sardar Saleem Haider administered the oath to the new acting Chief Justice LHC at a ceremony held at the Governor House.

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif, High Court judges and office-bearers of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) also attended the ceremony.

Outgoing CJ Malik Shahzad Ahmed Khan was elevated to the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP).

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Three new SC judges take oath

Chief Justice of Pakistan Qazi Faez Isa has administered oath to new judges incuding Justice Malik Shahzad Ahmad Khan, Justice Aqeel Abbasi and Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan

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Islamabad: A swearing-in ceremony for the three newly appointed Supreme Court judges was held, where Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa administered the oath to Justice Malik Shahzad Ahmad Khan, Justice Aqeel Abbasi and Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan.

The ceremony was attended by Supreme Court judges, the Attorney General, and lawyers.

It may be mentioned here that after the approval of the President, the Ministry of Law and Justice issued a notification for the appointment of three new judges to the Supreme Court.

According to the notification, Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court, Justice Aqeel Abbasi, has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court. Additionally, Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court, Justice Malik Shehzad Ahmed, and Lahore judge Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan have also been appointed as judges of the Supreme Court.

Furthermore, Dr. Qibla Ayaz has taken the oath as an ad hoc judge of the Supreme Court's Shariat Appellate Bench. Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa administered the oath to Justice Qibla Ayaz. With his appointment, the Shariat Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court has been completed.

On the other hand, a notification was issued for the appointment of senior Lahore High Court judge, Justice Shujaat Ali Khan, as the acting Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court.

Justice Shujaat Ali Khan will continue to fulfill these responsibilities until the appointment of a permanent Chief Justice by the Judicial Commission of Pakistan.

Similarly, the President of Pakistan appointed senior Sindh High Court judge, Justice Muhammad Shafi Siddiqui, as the acting Chief Justice of the High Court.

 

 

 

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Gold price falls Rs500 per tola in Pakistan

The price of the yellow metal settles at Rs241,429 per tola

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Karachi: Gold price plunged by Rs500 per tola in the local bullion markets of the country on Tuesday. According to the All Pakistan Gems and Jewellers Association, the price of the yellow metal settled at Rs241,429 per tola.

The 10-gram gold price fell by Rs429 to settle at Rs207,047 per tola. The price of gold jumped by Rs500 per tola on Monday.

   

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