President approves LHC CJ Manzoor Malik’s elevation to SC; Justice Ijaz to replace

279

ISLAMABAD, Nov 5 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain Thursday
approved the Prime Minister’s advice for elevation of Chief
Justice of Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik
and Senior Puisne Judge LHC Justice Sardar Tariq Masood as judges
of Supreme Court of Pakistan against existing vacancies.
The President gave this approval on a summary of
Senate of Pakistan containing the Prime Minister’s advice, said
a President House press release.
Approving another summary, the President also
approved PM’s advice for appointment of Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan
as Chief Justice of LHC against the vacancy, which will occur on
account of elevation of Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik, the
incumbent Chief Justice to the apex court.
The President also approved extension of one year in the
tenure of four additional judges of the Peshawar High Court
including Justice Muhammad Younis Thaheem, Justice Qalandar Ali
Khan, Justice Mohammad Ghazanfar Khan and Justice Haider Ali Khan.