Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti takes oath as new Chief Justice of LHC

Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti takes oath as new Chief Justice of LHC

Lahore (Web Desk): Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti took oath as the new Chief Justice (CJ) of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday.

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar administered the oath to the new Chief Justice in a ceremony at the Governor House in Lahore.

Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar, provincial ministers, judges of the LHC, and other prominent personalities also attended the ceremony.

The Punjab CM congratulated the newly sworn in LHC CJ and extended his best wishes to him.

Justice Ameer Bhatti's name was proposed for the post of LHC CJ in May 2021.

He was nominated by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed.

Justice Bhatti became an additional LHC judge on March 12, 2011. Earlier, he also served as the senior puisne judge in the LHC.