LAHORE: Justice Muhammad Anwaarul Haq on Tuesday took oath as the Lahore High Court (LHC) chief justice.
Provincial governor Chaudhry Sarwar administered the oath while other senior judges and Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar were present at the occasion.
Haq was appointed as the new chief justice of the LHC by President Arif Alvi on Monday. He replaces Justice Yawar Ali as the top LHC judge.
Justice Anwaarul Haq’s tenure is expected to last till December 31, 2018.
Justices Mujahid Mustaqim Ahmad, Asjad Javaid Ghural, Tariq Saleem Sheikh, Jawad Hassan, Muzammil Akhtar Shabir and Justice Chaudhry Abdul Aziz have also been appointed as additional judges at the LHC, according to a notification.