Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari today has approved the appointment of Mr. Ali Baqir Najfi as Additional Judge of the Lahore High Court.
The Summary received in this regard stated that the Judicial Commission of Pakistan had forwarded the nomination of Mr. Ali Baqir Najfi along with the others to the Parliamentary Committee on Judges appointment in the Superior Courts.
The Committee during its meeting held on 20th March 2012 neither rejected nor confirmed the nomination of Mr. Ali Baqir Najfi. Therefore, in pursuance of clause 12 of Article 175A, the name of Mr. Ali Baqir Najfi is deemed to have been confirmed, the Summary said.
Under clause 13 of Article 175A, the Parliamentary Committee on Judges appointment in the Superior Courts through its Summary requested the Prime Minister to advise the President to accord his approval to the said appointment. Accordingly, acting upon the advice of the Prime Minister the President has also accorded his approval to the appointment of Mr. Ali Baqir Najfi as Additional Judge of Lahore High Court.
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