Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): The law ministry on Wednesday issued the notification of Justice Gulzar Ahmed’s appointment as the new Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP).
The notification was issued after President Arif Alvi approved the appointment.
Justice Gulzar will take charge as the country's chief justice on December 21, a day after the retirement of Justice Asif Saeed Khosa.
Justice Ahmed was born on February 2, 1957. He enrolled as an advocate on January 18, 1986, and joined the High Court on April 4, 1988. Subsequently, he became an advocate of the Supreme Court on September 15, 2001.
Justice Ahmed was elected honorary secretary of the Sindh High Court Bar Association in Karachi for the year 1999-2000.