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Pakistan set to appoint its first blind judge

ISLAMABAD: A visually-challenged young man, who is also a gold medalist, is set to be appointed Pakistan’s first-ever blind judge. Yousuf Saleem was once stopped from becoming a judge due to visual impairment. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took notice of the case after media reports and directed the chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) to review the case saying that a person could be a judge even if he is blind, provided he meets all other qualifications. Following the order, LHC chief justice and its relevant…