SCBA to throw farewell dinner in honour of outgoing CJP Bandial on Sept 13
By News Desk
September 4, 2023 11:25 AM
The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) will host a farewell dinner in honour of outgoing Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Umar Ata Bandial on September 13, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Monday.
The valedictory dinner will be attended by the Supreme Court judges, retired judges, and senior lawyers.
Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial is retiring on September 16.
Supreme Court’s senior puisne judge, Justice Qazi Faez Isa will supersede CJP Bandial.
On June 21, President Arif Alvi appointed Justice Isa as the country’s next top judge. The appointment will come into effect on September 17 when the incumbent Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Umar Ata Bandial, will retire.
The announcement issued by the presidency said CJP Bandial will reach the age of retirement on September 16 under Article 179 of the Constitution.
“The president has appointed the chief justice under Article 175 of the Constitution. The president will administer oath to Justice Qazi Faez Isa on September 17,” it added.
After the announcement by the presidency, the Ministry of Law and Justice also notified Justice Isa’s appointment.
Reporter Amanat Gishkori