Published On: Sun, Oct 6th, 2019
Published in Category: Quetta

Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhel sworn in as BHC CJ

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QUETTA: Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhel has sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Saturday.

Governor Balochistan Justice (retd) Amanullah Khan Yasinzai administered the oath to the Justice Mandokhel in a ceremony held at the Governor House Quetta.

Justice Mandokhel replaces incumbent BHC Chief Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar who completed her term on October 4.

The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan, Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Athar Minallah, judges of Balochistan High Court and high ranking bureaucrats and advocates.

In September, President Dr. Arif Alvi approved the appointment of Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhali, a notification issued by the Law Ministry had stated.