Justice Tassaduq Jillani takes Oath as new Chief Justice

Tassaduq JillaniISLAMABAD: Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani took oath on Thursday as the 21st Chief Justice of Pakistan.

President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath of office to Justice Tassaduq, the senior most judge of the apex court after Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry stepped down a day earlier.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry other members of the federal cabinet were present at the swearing in ceremony. – Dawn