ISLAMABAD, Dec 17 (APP):Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa took oath as Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) in the event held at Supreme Court building, on Monday.

The oath was administered by Justice Manzoor Ahmed Malik in a simple but dignified ceremony in which judges of the superior courts, senior lawyers, bar members and court staff were present.

Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa will act as Chief Justice of Pakistan during the period, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Chief Justice of Pakistan remains abroad.