Senior Indian Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur and Justice Sandra E. Oxner, the founding president of Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute, Canada, has arrived through Wagah border to attend oath taking ceremony of Pakistan’s next Chief Justice, Asif Saeed Khosa.
Other guests includes President Supreme Court of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Narin Ferdi Sefik, Chief Judge of the Borno State of Nigeria, Kashim Zannah. Justice Khosa will take charge as the chief justice today ( January 18) . The current Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar has been retired from his post on January 17.
Justice Khosa served as Justice of the Supreme Court since 18 February 2010 and also served as judge of the Lahore High Court prior to that. Before becoming a judge, he was an advocate of the Supreme Court Bar Association and Lahore High Court Bar Association. He was called to bar at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London, Great Britain on 26 July 1979, one of the world’s most prestigious body of lawyers and judges .
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17 August, 2019