Justice Shakir takes oath as acting Chief Justice


In the wake of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry’s departure to London, Justice Shakirullah Jan was appointed as acting CJP as he took oath of his office on Monday.
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry is currently in London to receive International Jurists Award 2012 for his contributions to the justice administration at the inaugural ceremony of two-day International Jurists Conference.
Chief Justice of United Kingdom Rt Hon Lord Phillips will confer IJ Award 2012 on CJP Chaudhry.
On Monday, senior judge of the apex court, Justice Nasirul Mulk swore in Justice Shakirullah Jan in a ceremony held at Supreme Court.
Justice Shakirullah Jan will perform his duties as acting CJP for two days.


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