Parliamentary committee appoints Justice Bandial as LHC CJ

Lahore High Court

The Parliamentary Committee on Judges Appointment on Tuesday approved the appointment of Justice Umer Atta Bandial as the chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC), Media reported.

The meeting of the parliamentary committee was presided over by Aftab Shaban Mirani at the Parliament House. Talking to reporters after the meeting, Mirani said the committee had approved the appointment of the incumbent LHC Chief Justice Azmat Saeed as a Supreme Court judge, while Justice Bandial would replace him at the LHC. The committee also approved the appointment of three additional judges, Justice Abdul Rasool Memon, Justice Saqib Hussain and Justice Naimatullah at the Sindh High Court (SHC), Mirani added.