President approves extension in service of 4 LHC, 2 SHC additional judges

ISLAMABAD: Consequent upon the Supreme Court’s verdict and on the advice of the Prime Minister, President Asif Ali Zardari late Tuesday night approved, extension in the service of four Lahore High Court and two Sindh High Court Additional Judges for a period of one year, Spokesperson to the President Farhatullah Babar said.Earlier, Parliamentary Commission on Appointment of Judges had not accepted the recommendations of Judicial Commission to extend the tenure of these six additional judges of Lahore and Sindh high courts.Those given extension include Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh, Justice Mohammed Farrukh Irfan Khan, Justice Syed Mazhar Ali Akbar Naqvi and Justice Mohammed Yawar Ali of LHC and Justice Salman Hamid and Justice Mohammed Tasnim of SHC, the spokesperson said. – APP