LAHORE: Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana administered the oath to Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali who became the 46th chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC). A ceremony in this connection was held at the Governor House on Wednesday. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal, provincial ministers, judges of the LHC, Pakistan Bar Council vice-chairperson, Lahore High Court Bar Association and Lahore Bar associations’ presidents and office bearers were present on the occasion. Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali was born on October 23, 1956. He got his early education in Lahore and graduated with a law degree in 1979. He started his legal practice at the Lahore High Court in 1980 and became a Supreme Court lawyer in 1986. Justice Yawar Ali was appointed a Lahore High Court judge in February 2010.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 8th, 2018.