LHC President approves appointment of additional judges of LHC

Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday on the advice of the Prime Minister has approved the appointment Additional Judges of Lahore High Court for a period of one year.

Those who have been appointed include, Mr. Shoaib Saeed, Mr. Atir Mahmood,Mr. Shahid Bilal Hassan,Miss Aalia Neelum,Mr. Shehzada Mazhar and Mr. Abid Aziz Sheikh.

Spokesperson to the President Senator Farhatullah Babar said that these nominations were forwarded by the Judicial Commission of Pakistan to the Parliamentary Committee on Judges Appointment in the Superior Courts which were subsequently forwarded to the Prime Minister under Clause 13 of Article 175A of the Constitution.

The Prime Minister, in turn, advised the President to accord his approval to these appointments and acting upon the advice of the Prime Minister the President has assented to the appointment of the above as Additional Judges of the Lahore High Court for a period of one year.