ISLAMABAD -- Three newly appointed judges of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) including a first woman judge Lubna Saleem Pervaiz took oath of their office here yesterday.
Chief Justice of IHC Justice Athar Minallah administered the oath to Lubna Pervaiz and the two other judges including Fiaz Anjum Jadran and Ghulam Azam Qambrani.
Lubna was earlier working as deputy attorney general at the Sindh High Court (SHC).
According to a notification issued by the Federal Ministry of Law and Justice, President Dr Arif Alvi had appointed these three additional judges for a period of one year.
The three were earlier nominated by the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) and later a parliamentary panel interviewed them and then approved their names.
With these appointments now the total number of judges at the IHC has risen to seven.
According to the...