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Chief Justice Lahore High Court to retire today


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

31st Dec, 2019. 02:44 pm
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Chief Justice Lahore High Court

Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC) Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan said that judiciary as an institution, guarantor of citizen rights.

According to details, Chief Justice (LHC) addressed in a ceremony at high court in his honor on retirement.

Judges, representatives of the lawyers bodies attended the ceremony.

While addressing he said “I am honoured to head the Lahore High Court, which is providing best justice to the people.”

“After taking oath I had taken steps for prompt decisions on the cases pending in the high court,” Justice Shamim said.

Furthermore he said “Providing best infrastructure to the judiciary my next priority,” the chief justice said.

Chief Justice Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan retiring today after reaching the age of superannuation.

Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan (born 1 January 1958) is a Pakistani jurist who is 48th and current Chief Justice of Lahore High Court.

He assumed office on 1 January 2019.

Muhammad Anwaarul Haq preceded the outgoing chief justice.

However, Justice Mamnoon Sheikh will succeed Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan.

New Chief Justice Lahore High Court

Justice Mamnoon Sheikh, will take oath as the next chief justice of the high court on January 1st.

Moreover, He will work for just two months and 18 days in the office of the chief justice.

Justice Qasim Khan will be the top judge of the LHC after the retirement of Justice Mamnoon Sheikh on March 18, 2020.

However, He will serve for one year and four months in the office.

Mamoon Rashid Sheikh born 19 March 1958) is a Pakistani jurist who has been Justice of Lahore High Court since 19 February 2010.

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