Jillani to be sworn in Pakistan’s chief justice
Islamabad – Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani will take oath as the new chief justice of Pakistan Thursday, a media report said.
President Mamnoon Hussain will administer oath to Jillani at a ceremony to be held at the Presidency here, Geo News reported.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is also expected to attend the ceremo! ny.
Earlier, Jillani had been serving as the acting chief electi! on commissioner, the report said.
Jillani will succeed Pakistan’s longest serving Supreme Court chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who retired Wednesday.