ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday administered oath of workplace to Justice Umar Ata Bandial as Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP).
The oath-taking ceremony that happened right here on the Presidency was additionally attended by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Cupboard members, parliamentarians, senior army officers and a lot of serving and retired judges of the Supreme Courtroom have been current.
The notification of the appointment of Justice Umar Bandial was learn out on the event.
”In train of the powers conferred by Article 175(3) learn with Article 177 of the Structure, the president of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is happy to nominate Mr Justice Umar Ata Bandial, probably the most senior decide of the Supreme Courtroom, as chief justice of Pakistan with impact [from] Feb 2, 2022,” the notification mentioned.
Justice Bandial took oath because the nation’s twenty eighth prime decide after the retirement of CJP Gulzar Ahmed on February 1.