ISLAMABAD: Schedule for meeting of Parliamentary Committee constituted for appointment of judges in higher judiciary would be announced tomorrow (Monday) for approval of recommendations of Judicial Commission (JC). Parliamentary Committee has received recommendations of Judicial Commission regarding the appointments of four Judges in Supreme Court and three judges in Islamabad high court as well as appointments of chief justices of Lahore and Peshawar high courts also have recommended by JC.
The names of Chief Justice Lahore High Court Aijaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Aijaz Afzal including two senior judge of Sindh High Court Justice Syed Gulzar Ahmad and Retd judge of Sindh High Court Justice Muhammad Ather Saeed have been recommended for elevation to SC.
After four appointments in Supreme Court all the 17 permanent vacancies would be filled. Senate secretariat sources told the SANA that Chairman Parliamentary Committee senator Nayer Hussain Bukhari has received recommendations of Judicial Commission last night. Judicial Commission has recommended appointments of M Qureshi, Azam Afridi and Shaukat Siddiqui for Islamabad High Court.
Meanwhile, Judicial Commission has recommended the names of Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Dost Muhammad Khan for their appointment as Chief Justices of LHC and PHC respectively.