14 additional judges of LHC take oath

14 additional judges of LHC take oath

LAHORE (APP): The newly-appointed 14 additional judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday took oath of their office.

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LHC Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah administered oath to Justice Mujahid Mustaqim Ahmad, Justice Tariq Iftikhar Ahmad, Justice Abdul Sattar, Justice Habib Ullah Amir, Justice Muhammad Bashir Paracha, Justice Asjad Javaid Ghural, Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh, Justice Jawwad Hassan, Justice Ahmad Raza Gillani, Justice Muzammil Akhtar Shabbir, Justice Mudassir Khalid Abbasi, Justice Abdul Rehman Aurangzeb, Justice Muhammad Ali and Justice Ch. Abdul Aziz in a ceremony held at LHC lawn.

LHC Judges, federal and provincial law officers, families of judges and a large number of senior lawyers attended the ceremony.

After the induction, the strength of the LHC judges had become 60 which was sanctioned strength.

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President Mamnoon Hussain had approved appointment of the additional judges on the advice of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and recommendations of the parliamentary committee and judicial commission for a period of one year.