Published On: Sun, Sep 2nd, 2018
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Justice Tahira Safdar takes oath as CJ of BHC

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Quetta: In the history of Pakistan, Tahira Safdar took oath on Saturday as a first woman Chief Justice (CJ) of High Court (HC) on Saturday

As per media reports, she was administered oath as the Balochistan High Court (BHC) chief justice by provincial governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai in a ceremony at the Governor House.

After taking oath Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar became the first woman CJ of Pakistani HC.

Justice Tahira Safdar nomination as chief justice of BHC was confirmed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in July. She has replaced Justice Noor Mohammad Achakzai whose tenure ended on Friday.

Justice Tahira Safdar did her Masters in Urdu Literature from the University of Balochistan and completed her degree in Law from the University Law College, Quetta.

As per the website of BHC Justice Tahira Safdar is not only the Baluchistan’s but in the history of Pakistan the first woman CJ of any high court.


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