President Zardari approves appointment of Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani as acting Chief Justice of Pakistan
Islamabad, August 15, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari, on the advice of the Prime Minister, has approved appointment of Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani as Acting Chief Justice under Article 180 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan during the period when Mr. Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, Chief Justice of Pakistan, would be abroad to attend 2nd South Asia Chief Justices Roundtable on Environmental Justice to be held in Thimpu (Bhutan) on 30-31 August 2013.
The President has also authorized next senior most Judge of the Court available to administer oath of office to Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani as Acting Chief Justice.
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