President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath of office to Justice Mian Saqib Nisar as 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan at an oath taking ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Saturday. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was also present on the occasion.

Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Governors of Punjab, KPK and Balochistan, President Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Federal Ministers, Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan, Services Chiefs, judges of the apex court, parliamentarians, diplomats, lawyers, and senior civil officials also attended the oath-taking ceremony.

Later, Chief Justice, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar called on President Mamnoon Hussain. The President congratulated Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on his appointment as Chief Justice of Pakistan and wished him well in discharge of his new responsibilities.

The entire oath taking ceremony and the oath was conducted and administered in national language Urdu.

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