Govt okays JCP’s decision to elevate Justice Athar to SC

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The parliamentary committee for appointment of judges, in their emergency session on Friday, approved the Judicial Commission of Pakistan’s recommendation to elevate Islamabad High Court Chief Justice Athar Minallah to the Supreme Court.

Justice Amir Farooq has been appointed as Chief Justice Islamabad High Court. According to details, the parliamentary committee for the appointment and elevation of Judges held an emergency session on Friday.

In the session, the committee approved the JPC’s recommendation to elevate Justice Athar Minallah to the Supreme Court and appoint Justice Amir Farooq as Chief Justice Islamabad High Court.

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