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JCP Okays Appointment of Justice Ayesha Malik To SC

ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on Thursday recommended the elevation of Justice Ayesha A Malik of the Lahore High Court (LHC) as a judge of the Supreme Court.

The JCP approved the nomination of Justice Ayesha A Malik with five members endorsing the move and four opposing it.

The Commission meeting was held at the Supreme Court building under the chair of Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed.

Justice Qazi Faez Isa, Justice Maqbool Baqar, Justice Sardar Tariq and PBC representative strongly opposed the nomination of Justice Ayesha to the apex court on several grounds.

Justice Ayesha A Malik will become the first woman SC judge after approval from the parliamentary committee.