Justice Tahira Safdar takes oath as first woman chief justice

01 Sep, 2018 1:12 pm

QUETTA (92 News) – Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar took the oath as the first woman Chief Justice of Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Saturday.

Governor Balochistan  Muhammad Khan Achakzai administered oath to her in a ceremony held at Governor’s House.

The ceremony was attended by the outgoing Balochistan High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Noor Miskanzai, other judges, high ranking officials, lawyers and elites of the city.

Justice Safdar’s nomination as Chief Justice of BHC was confirmed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in July and she will be replacing outgoing chief justice, Justice Noor Muhammad Meskanzai, whose tenure ended on Friday.

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