PC approves appointment of SC, HC Judges

ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee (PC) on Judges appointment in the Superior Courts on Tuesday unanimously confirmed the nominations of Judges in the Supreme Court and High Courts as recommended by the Judicial Commission.

The meeting of the Parliamentary Committee was held at Parliament House and presided by Senator Malik M Rafique Rajwana.

The Committee approved the recommendations of Judicial Commission made in its meeting held on May 28, regarding appointment of Justice Umar Ata Bandial, incumbent Chief Justice, Lahore High Court as Judge in Supreme Court against the existing vacancy and appointment of Justice Kh. Imtiaz Ahmad as Chief Justice of Lahore High Court.

The Committee also approved the recommendations of Athar Minallah, Advocate Supreme Court,as Additional Judge of Islamabad High Court.

The meeting was attended by Senator Raja M Zafar-ul-Haq, Senator Farooq H Naek, Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk, MNA, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi,MNA, Muhammad Arshad Khan Leghari, MNA, and Syed Naveed Qamar, MNA.