HC judge appointed as SC judge on PM’s directive


President Mamnoon Hussain, on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has approved the appointment of Balochistan High Court (BHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Justice Qazi Faez Isa as judge of Supreme Court of Pakistan besides approving one-year extension in the tenure of three additional judges of BHC.

Per reports, Justice Isa has been appointed on the PM’s advice as recommended by the Judicial Commission and Parliamentary Committee on judges’ appointment.

The judges given extension include Justice Shakil Ahmed, Justice M Ijaz Swati and Justice M Kamran Mulakhail.

The president has also approved extension of one year in the tenure of Sindh High Court additional judges including Justice Shaukat Ali Memon, Justice Ashraf Jahan Shahnawaz Tariq, Justice Abdul Maalik Gaddi, Justice Nazar Akbar, Justice Junaid Ghaffar, Justice Zafar Ahmed Rajput and Justice Hassan Feroze.