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New Chief Justice of LHC Justice Ameer Bhatti takes oath today

Justice Bhatti’s name was proposed for the post of LHC CJ in May this year. He was nominated by Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed.

Justice Ameer Bhatti took oath as the new Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court on Tuesday. The swearing in ceremony took place at Governor House in Lahore and the oath was administered by Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar.

Justice Bhatti’s name was proposed for the post of LHC CJ in May, earlier this year. He was nominated by Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar was among the notable provincial ministers, judges and administrative officers who attended the swearing in ceremony of Justice Bhatti.

The Punjab CM congratulated the newly sworn in LHC CJ and extended his best wishes to him.

Justice Bhatti became an additional LHC judge on March 12, 2011. Formerly, he served as the senior puisne judge in the LHC.

Last week, Adviser to Prime Minister on Interior and Accountability Shahzad Akbar had congratulated Justice Bhatti over being appointed to the post.

Javed Mahmood
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I am an experienced writer, analyst, and author. My exposure in English journalism spans more than 28 years. In the past, I have been working with daily The Muslim (Lahore Bureau), daily Business Recorder (Lahore/Islamabad Bureaus), Daily Times, Islamabad, daily The Nation (Lahore and Karachi). With daily The Nation, I have served as Resident Editor, Karachi. Since 2009, I have been working as a Freelance Writer/Editor for American organizations.

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