Justice Umar Ata Bandial takes oath as acting CJP

By: News Desk      Published: 11:11 AM, 20 Aug, 2021
Justice Umar Ata Bandial takes oath as acting CJP
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Senior judge of the Supreme Court (SC) Justice Umar Ata Bandial took oath as the acting chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) at a ceremony held on Friday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Justice Qazi Faez Isa administered the oath to Justice Bandial.

SC judges, attorney general and lawyers attended the oath-taking ceremony.

The development came as CJP Justice Gulzar Ahmed left for the USA on a 15-day private visit early in the morning.