Justice Riaz takes oath as CJ

Published February 2, 2002

ISLAMABAD, Feb 1: Justice Sheikh Riaz Ahmad on Friday took oath as the Chief Justice of Pakistan.

President Gen Pervez Musharraf administered the oath to the new Chief Justice at a ceremony held at the Aiwan-i-Sadr.

The oath-taking ceremony was attended among others by federal ministers, senior judges of the Supreme Court, federal secretaries and other top government officials.

Justice Sheikh Riaz Ahmad is the 18th Chief Justice of Pakistan, after Justice Sir Abdur Rashid, Justice Muhammad Munir, Justice Muhammad Shahabuddin, Justice A.R. Cornelius, Justice S.A Rahman, Justice Fazal Akbar, Justice Hamoodur Rahman, Justice Muhammad Yaqub Ali, Justice S. Anwar-ul Haq, Justice Mohammad Haleem, Justice Muhammad Afzal Zullah, Justice Dr Nasim Hasan Shah, Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, Justice Ajmal Mian, Justice Saeeduzzaman Siddiqui, Justice Irshad Hasan Khan and Justice Bashir Jehangiri.

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