President approves ex-Pakistan leave of CJ IHC

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain, on the advice of  the Prime Minister, has approved 20 days ex-Pakistan leave to Justice Muhammad  Anwar Khan Kasi, Chief Justice, Islamabad High Court, Islamabad.

It will be with effect from the date of availing of leave in connection with private visit of Justice Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi to Saudi Arabia to  perform Hajj in current year 2014.

The President has also approved appointment of Justice Noorul Haq N.Qureshi, Senior Pusine Judge as Acting Chief Justice in accordance with Article 196 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973, during the period Mr. Justice Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi, Chief Justice, Islamabad High Court, Islamabad remains abroad.

The President has authorized next available Judge of the said Court to administer oath to the Acting Chief Justice.

Source: APP