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New CEC to take oath on Monday

July 22, 2012


Justice (retired) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim – File photo
Justice (retired) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim. – File photo

ISLAMABAD: Justice (retd) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim will take oath as the new Chief Election Commissioner on Monday, DawnNews reported.

The oath-taking ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. at the Supreme Court.

Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will be taking the oath from Ebrahim.

The oath-taking ceremony had earlier been scheduled for Friday, however, it was later postponed until Monday on Ebrahim's request.

He has served as law minister, attorney general, a judge of the Supreme Court and governor of Sindh.