Justice Bandial takes oath as acting CJP

Statesman Report

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) Justice Umar Ata Bandial took oath as the acting chief justice of Pakistan on Friday in the absence of Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed who is not in the country.

The oath was administered by Justice Qazi Faez Isa in a simple ceremony at the Supreme Court in Islamabad. Justice Bandial will act as chief justice till the return of CJP Gulzar Ahmed.

Supreme Court judges, senior lawyers, law officers and officers of the Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan attended the ceremony.

The SC registrar conducted the proceedings of the oath-taking ceremony. The officers and staff of the apex court were also present on the occasion.