The law ministry of Pakistan has issued the notification for the appointment of Justice Gulzar Ahmad as Chief Justice. Justice Gulzar is the senior most judge of the Supreme Court after the incumbent Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa. Justice Gulzar will take charge as the new chief justice of Pakistan from December 21 2019.
Born in Karachi on February 2, 1957 Justice Gulzar. after completing his education in law, pursued his career as a lawyer and initially served at the Sindh High Court (SHC) in 1986. Subsequently, in 1988 he elevated to the Supreme Court of Pakistan as advocate.
Justice Gulzar sworn in as SHC judge on August 27, 2002 and became the apex court’s judge on November 16, 2011. He has been part of benches deciding high-profile cases and had authored many landmark judgements Justice Gulzar was part of the bench which heard the famous Panama case and disqualified the ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a historic judgement.
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