President Mamnoon Hussain announced Wednesday the appointment of Justice Saqib Nisar as chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) starting Dec 31.
Current CJP Anwar Zaheer Jamali is set to retire by the end of the year.
Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was born on January 18, 1954 in Lahore and obtained an undergraduate degree in law from University of Punjab.
He practices in civil, commercial, tax and constitutional law and currently serves as a Judge in the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Courtesy : Dawn News