New CJP of Pakistan: Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will take oath tomorrow

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Supreme Court of Pakistan senior judge, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will take the oath as the new CJP of Pakistan on Friday (tomorrow).

New CJP of Pakistan, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will take oath tomorrow, January 17. He will take the post as CJP Saqib Nisar retirement is on today. Asif Saeed Khan Khosa will be the 26th Chief Justice of Pakistan. The CJP oath taking ceremony will be held in Islamabad at the President House. However, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will serve as CJP till December 20, 2019.

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa Profile

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa delegated as a judge at the Lahore High Court in May 1998. At the point when on November 3, 2007, former President of Pakistan General (retd.) Musharraf proclaiming a highly sensitive situation suspended the constitution and requested the judges of the better legal executive than retake pledges under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO), Justice Khosa declined to keep the presidential request. However, On August 18, 2008, he was restored to his earlier position.

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa Key Decisions


He was in the Supreme Court larger bench that heard the contempt of court case against the former PM Yousaf Raza Gillani.

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa additionally headed the Supreme Court larger bench that heard the Panama Papers case former PM Nawaz Sharif and his other family members.

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa additionally included passed a few comments that pulled in the attention of people while hearing a body of evidence against Asia Bibi. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, while concurring with other 2 judges, had composed a note in the decision, featuring his explanations behind the Asia Bibi acquittal.

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