President confirms appointment of 7 additional judges

President Zardari approves confirmation of seven additional judges of Lahore and Peshawar High courts.

Express August 25, 2011

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari approved the confirmation of seven additional judges of the Lahore and Peshawar High courts, Express 24/7 reported on Thursday.

Four of the seven judges belong to the Peshawer High Court (PHC) while the remaining are from the Lahore High Court (LHC).

The names of the three LHC judges are Justice Saghir Qadri, Justice Imtiaz Ahmad and Justice Qasim Khan.

The names of the four PHC judges are Justice Attaullah Khan, Justice Muftahuddin Khan, Justice Fasihul Mulk and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan.

The parliamentary committee approved the regularisation of seven additional judges on Monday in the high courts of Peshawar and Lahore.

According to the sources, the Judicial Commission had earlier recommended names of seven additional judges to be regularised on August 13.


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