President confirms three judges for SHC

KARACHI - President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday on the advice of Prime Minister confirmed the nomination of Justice Nisar Mohammed Sheikh, Justice Nadeem Akhtar and Justice Mohammed Shafi Siddiqui as permanent Judges of the Sind High Court (SHC).



By (Our Correspondent)

Published: Wed 20 Feb 2013, 12:15 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 3:32 PM

The Parliamentary Committee on Judges Appointment in Superior Courts considered the above nominations, received from the Judicial Commission of Pakistan, on February 7 and 11, 2013 and unanimously confirmed the name of Justice Nisar Mohammed Sheikh, Additional Judge High Court of Sindh for appointment as permanent Judge of the SHC. Despite the appointment of three judges, the SHC is short of the mandated strength by more than a dozen judges.

However, the committee could not take any decision regarding the remaining two nominees of Judicial Commission namely Justice Nadeem Akhtar and Justice Mohammed Shafi Siddiqui.

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