Hon’ble Mr. Justice Chaudhary Muhammad Ibrahim Zia, senior most Judge of Supreme Court of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, took oath of his office as Chief Justice of Azad Jammu & Kashmir on 25th February 2017.

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Chaudhary Muhammad Ibrahim Zia, senior most Judge of Supreme Court of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, took oath of his office as Chief Justice of Azad Jammu & Kashmir on 25th February 2017. The Hon’ble Chief Justice was administered oath of his office by His Excellency Mr. Mohammad Masood Khan the President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The oath ceremony was held in Presidency at Muzaffarbad at 9.30 am. The function was attended by large number of dignitaries including Mr. Justice Raja Saeed Akram Khan, Hon’ble Judge Supreme Court of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan, Hon’ble Prime Minister Azad Jammu & Kashmir, outgoing Chief Justice of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Mr. Justice ( R ) Mohammad Azam Khan, Chief Justice High Court of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Mr. Justice Ghulam Mustafa Mughal, Mr. Justice (R ) Syed Manzoor Hussain Gilani, Ex Acting Chief Justice of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Mr. Justice M. Tabassum Aftab Alvi, Mr. Justice Azhar Saleem Babar, Mr. Justice M. Shiraz Kiani, Mr. Justice Sadaqat Hussain Raja, Hon’ble Judges of High Court of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Mr. Raza Ali Khan, Advocate General, Justice (R) Muneer Ahmed Chaudhary, Justice (R) Abdul Rashid Salehria, Mr. Justice ( R) Ch. Muhammad Jehandad Khan, Hon’ble retired Judges of High Court of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Secretaries of the Government, Senior Advocates of Supreme Court, Officers of Supreme Court, and high dignitaries from Judiciary and civil society. Guard of Honour was presented to the Hon’ble Chief Justice Mr. Justice Chaudhary Muhammad Ibrahim Zia by the AJK Police at his arrival in Supreme Court. Later the Hon’ble Chief Justice administered oath to the officers of Supreme Court of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, the same was signed by the officers and counter signed by the Hon’ble Chief Justice. At this occasion a meeting was called by the Hon’ble Chief Justice, participarted by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Raja Saeed Akram Khan, Judge Supreme Court, all officers and officials of Supreme Court. At this occasion the Hon’ble Chief Justice advised the officers and officials of Supreme Court to enhance their abilities so that common man may not return in distress from this highest court of Justice. It was advised by the Hon’ble Chief Justice that it is our collective responsibility to play our role to ensure rule of law. His lordship added that since Supreme Court is a symbol of Supremacy of judicial system and is free from every type of corruption now it is our responsibility that we may collectively serve the deprived clause of the society with more vigorously and systematically. It was directed by the Hon’ble Chief Justice that every employee of Supreme Court will ensure Salah (Nimaz) in office as well at home. Every employee will ensure to maintain his good character with best values of morality.

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