ISLAMABAD: The senior most judge of the Supreme Court after the chief Justice, Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk took oath as Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan on Friday.
The oath was administered to him by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja in a simple, but dignified ceremony held here on Friday in the Supreme Court building.
Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk will act as Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan during the absence of Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, Chief Justice of Pakistan who has proceeded abroad.
The ceremony was attended by Judges of the Supreme, Senior Lawyers and Law Officers of the Federation and Provinces, officials of Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan and Federal Judicial Academy.
Syed Tahir Shahbaz, Registrar, Supreme Court, conducted the proceedings of oath taking ceremony.
Officers and staff of the Supreme Court of Pakistan also attended the ceremony.