Chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar has completed his term as Chief Justice of Pakistan today. Restored Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry resumes his office as Chief Justice of Pakistan on March 22. Dogar held farewell meetings with all SC judges and staff here on Friday.
Meanwhile Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has taken charge as the Chief Justice of Pakistan on early Sunday. In a statement released by Supreme Court of Pakistan, it is said that justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has taken charge as the Chief Justice of Pakistan.
Former president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Aitzaz Ahsan said that Naheed khan, a close friend of Benazir Bhutto, would raise the Pakistan’s flag on the residence of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on March 22. Taking to media man, he said that it was a desire of late Benazir Bhutto who would be fulfilled by her friend.
Former president SCBA said that the flag-rising ceremony would be started on at 11:00 am March 22. Aitzaz Ahsan said that leader of the political parties which participated in the judiciary’s restoration movement would participate in the ceremony but Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry would not attend the ceremony.
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