CJP recommends appointment of Justice Ayesha A. Malik as SC judge

CJP recommends appointment of Justice Ayesha A. Malik as SC judge

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Lahore: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmad Khan on Thursday recommended the appointment of Lahore High Court (LHC) judge Justice Ayesha A. Malik as a judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

A meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) was chaired by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmad. During the meeting the CJP s recommendation of appointing Justice Ayesha A. Malik as a judge of the Supreme Court was dispatched to the parliamentary committee.

Judge Ayesha A. Malik was born in 1966 and was educated in Paris, New York and Karachi in his early years.

Justice Ayesha A. Malik was born in 1966 and received her early education in Paris, New York and Karachi.

She did her B.Com from Karachi and obtained her LLB degree from Lahore. Malik completed her LLM from Harvard Law School, USA. The 55-year-old justice sworn in as a judge of Lahore High Court on March 27, 2012.

It is pertinent to mention here that Justice Ayesha A. Malik will be the judge of the Supreme Court till March 2031. She is fourth on the seniority list in the Lahore High Court.

Last year on Sep 9, the CJP had convened a meeting of the Judicial Commission to appoint Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Ayesha A. Malik as a first woman Judge of the Supreme Court.

Judge Ayesha A. Malik will succeed Judge Mushir Alam, who retired on August 17.

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