LAHORE: Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah has taken oath as the 45th Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) here on Tuesday. He succeeded Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan, who is now a judge of Supreme Court of Pakistan. The oath was administered by Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana at the Governor’s House. Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif, law minister Rana Sana Ullah, Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Iqbal, senior lawyers and the Lahore High Court judges attended the oath taking ceremony and expressed good wishes to the new Chief Justice. Shah was elevated to the bench on September 15, 2009. He has authored several judgments on constitutional law, human rights, administrative law and environmental sustainability. Meanwhile, Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali administered the oath to the newly-appointed Supreme Court Judge Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan at a ceremony held at the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry on Tuesday morning. Judges and lawyers attended the ceremony.
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