ISLAMABAD - The Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of Judges (PCAJ) has authorized appointment of Athar Minallah as new chief justice of the Islamabad excessive courtroom (IHC) on Thursday.

The approval came inside the assembly of Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of Judges chaired by Minister of state for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan. Pakistan human beings’s party’s Farooq H Naek and Raja Pervez Ashraf, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Rana Sanaullah and Javed Abbasi, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Nauman Wazir and Balochistan Awami party’s Sarfaraz Bugti were the opposite individuals of the committee who attending the meeting.

The appointment of Justice Athar Minallah came a week after the best Judicial Council (SJC) headed by chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar encouraged his appointment as the new chief Justice of the IHC.