FSC New Chief Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai takes oath on Wednesday

ISLAMABAD: Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai on Wednesday  15th May 2019 took oath as new Chief Justice of  Federal Shariat Court (FSC) in Islamabad.

Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed  as an acting Chief Justice of Pakistan  administered oath ceremony   at Supreme  Court of Pakistan.

The oath ceremony  was  attended by   judicial staff, senior lawyers, Attorney General, Advocate Generals and  judges  of Supreme Court  as well as Federal Shariat Court.

Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai, who was  former Chief Justice of High Court of Balochistan province today on 15th May 2019 has taken oath  as new Chief Justice  of Federal Shariat Court at Supreme Court of Pakistan in a simple and dignified ceremony.

Justice Meskanzai will   be  the  chief  justice of FSC for  two years.

Muhammad Noor Meskanzai was  firstly appointed as Additional Judge, High Court of Balochistan on the 7th of September 2009, and confirmed as Judge of the High Court of Balochistan on the 11th of May, 2011. He  took oath as Chief Justice of the High Court of Balochistan on December 26, 2014.

The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on April 22 considered nomination of Meskanzai as the new FSC top judge which was administered by  Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa and he also had also proposed  name of justice Mohammad Noor Meskanzai .

FSC Chief Justice Sheikh Najamul Hasan retired on May 14. Justice Hasan, who is a former Lahore High Court judge, was appointed as an FSC judge on August 08, 2014 and was elevated as its chief justice on May 15, 2017.


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