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Justice Athar Minallah

Parliamentary panel approves Justice Minallah’s appointment as IHC CJ

ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of Judges (PCAJ) on Thursday approved the appointment of Justice Athar Minallah as the new chief justice of the Islamabad High Court (IHC). Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan chaired a meeting of the committee today during which an approval for Justice Minallah’s appointment as IHC CJ was given. PPP’s Farooq H Naek and Raja Pervez Ashraf, PML-N's Rana Sanaullah and Javed Abbasi, PTI's Naumar Wazir and Sarfaraz Bugti from the Balochistan…

Parliamentary panel to consider Justice Minallah’s appointment as IHC CJ tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on Judges’ Appointment will meet tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss and approve the name of Justice Athar Minallah as new chief justice of the Islamabad High Court (IHC).  Chaudhry Asim Nazir, a member of the committee, will preside over its meeting at the Parliament House. The panel will likely give the go-ahead to the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) proposal for the appointment of Justice Minallah as new IHC chief justice. Earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar…

Judge recuses himself from hearing plea for Imran’s disqualification

ISLAMABAD: Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday refused to proceed with a petition seeking disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan. A division bench comprising Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui and Justice Athar Minallah was constituted to hear a petition filed by Abdul Wahab Baloch, secretary general of the Pakistan Justice and Democratic Party (JDP) , seeking disqualification of Khan under Article 62 of the Constitution over the Sita…