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PHC additional judges given one-year extension

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The Judicial Commission (JC) has recommended a one-year extension in the service of nine additional judges of the Sindh and Peshawar high courts and the regularisation of four additional judges of the Peshawar High Court (PHC).

The judges of the PHC included Justice Asad Ullah Chamkani, Justice Roohul Amin, Justice Mrs Irshad Qaisar and Justice Shah Jahan Akhunzada.

Media reports said the meeting of the JC was held here under the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, on Saturday which was attended by the caretaker law minister, and representatives of the Pakistan Bar Council and Attorney General.

The JC recommended for extension in service of six additional judges of the Sindh High Court (SHC) and three additional judges of LHC. During the meeting, the name of Justice Habibur Rehman of the SHC was dropped. A one-year extension in service was recommended in respect of judges including Justice Azizur Rehman, Justice Aftab Ahmad, Justice Riazat Ali, Justice Salahuddin Panhwar, Justice Farooq Ali Channa and Justice Muhammad Farooq Shah from the SHC and Justice Qaisar Rashid, Justice Waqar Ahmad Saith and Justice Nasir Hussain of the PHC.