ISLAMABAD: Senior Puisne Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed has taken oath as Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan.
The oath-taking ceremony was held here at Supreme Court building. The ceremony was attended among others by Attorney General for Pakistan, judges of Supreme Court, and others.
Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh administered the oath of office to the acting CJP.
The incumbent Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa has gone abroad and during his absence Justice Gulzar Ahmed will act as Chief Justice of Pakistan.
Justice Ahmed is senior most judge of Supreme Court of Pakistan and will be chief justice of Pakistan after the retirement of Asif Saeed Khosa.