Three new Supreme Court judges take oath of office
ISLAMABAD: Three newly-appointed judges of the Supreme Court were sworn in on Friday by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Ata Bandial, taking the total strength of the apex court judges to 15.
The three judges who were elevated to the Supreme Court were Justice Athar Minallah (Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court), Justice Syed Hassan Azhar Rizvi (Judge of Sindh High Court) and Justice Shahid Waheed (Judge of Lahore High Court).
The oath-taking ceremony of the newly-appointed judges was held at the Ceremonial Hall, Supreme Court of Pakistan, in Islamabad.
Two seats of the Supreme Court judges, however, are still lying vacant.
A large number of guests including judges of Supreme Court, Attorney General for Pakistan, secretaries of Ministry of Law and Justice, officials of Federal Judicial Academy, Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Bar Council, National Accountability Court, Supreme Court Bar Association, senior advocates, advocates-on-record and officers and staff of the apex court. TF REPORT