Chief justic­e Asif Saeed Khosa calls JCP meetin­g on April 22ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa has proposed name of the Balochistan High Court (BHC) former chief justice Mohammad Noor Meskanzai as new chief justice of the Federal Shariat Court (FSC). The FSC Chief Justice Sheikh Najamul Hasan is retiring on May 14. His performance as the FSC chief justice has been commended by the legal fraternity. On January 1, 2018, one hundred and ninety (190) Shariat petitions were pending for hearing; 72 new Shariat petitions were instituted while 138 were disposed of. The annual report says the outgoing chief justice has determined that all pending matters will be decided by the mid of 2019.

Source:   The Express Tribune
April 18, 2019 04:07 UTC