Islamabad: Parliamentary committee on Thursday approved four names for the appointment of Federal Shariat Court (FSC) judges.
Leader of the House in the Senate, Raja Zafar-ul-Haq chaired the meeting of committee which approved names of four judges. The judges nominated by the committee are Justice (R) Dr. Fida Muhammad, Justice (R) Riaz Ahmed, Justice (R) Najam Hassan and Justice (R) Zahoor Ahmed Sherwani.
Justice Zahoor Ahmed Sherwani belongs to Balochistan.
These judges for the Shariat court would be appointed for one year while the Prime Minister would forward summery to President in this regard. After approving from the Presidency, the law ministry would formally issue notification of their appointment. These judges would later on take their oaths.
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