ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, a full court reference is being held to honour Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar as he bids farewell to the office of the country’s supreme judge on Thursday.
Apart from Justice Nisar, Chief Justice-designate Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and President Supreme Court Bar Association Amanullah Kanrani are also set to address the event.
Justice Nisar was elevated as a judge of the Lahore High Court on May 22, 1998. Later he took oath under the provisional constitutional order (PCO) in 2000 after a military coup but refused to take oath on the PCO of November 2007.
On February 18, 2010, he was elevated to the Supreme Court and took oath as the CJP on December 3, 2016. His career as an SC judge can be divided into different phases.
Chief Justice Designate— Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will take charge as the 25th head of apex court, tomorrow. (Friday)