ISLAMABAD - President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday appointed Justice Jawad S Khwaja as Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, besides approving the restoration of five re-appointed judges of the SC and 18 judges of the high courts to the position they were holding immediately before the Nov 3, 2007. The President also approved grant of seniority to Justice Ghulam Rabbani, SC Judge, with effect from September 14, 2006 on the basis of his previous service as ad-hoc judge of Supreme Court. He will also be entitled to pensionary benefits. Spokesperson of the President, former senator Farhatullah Babar, has said that all the above judicial appointments and grant of seniority had been made on the recommendations of CJP and on the advice of PM Yousuf Raza Gilani. The President had also approved the appointment of Justice (r) Abdul Ghani Sheikh as Chairman Federal Service Tribunal on the advice of the Prime Minister, Babar further said. The re-appointed judges included five judges of the SC , four judges of LHC, 11 judges of SHC and three judges of PHC, the Spokesperson informed. The SC judges include Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jilani, Justice Syed Jamshed Ali, Justice Sardar M Raza Khan and Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk. The LHC judges include Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, Justice Azmat Saeed and Justice Umar Ata Bandial. The 11 judges/additional judges of the SHC are Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain, Justice Amir Hani Muslim, Justice Faisal, Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, Justice Zafar Ahmad Khan Sherwani (Addl Judge), Justice Salman Ansari (Addl Judge), Justice Abdul Rasheed Kalwar (Addl Judge), Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany, Justice Gulzar Ahmad and Justice M Athar Saeed. The three PHC judges are Justice Tariq Parvez Khan, Justice Shah Jehan Khan and Justice Dost M Khan. The President will also administer oath to the CJ-designate of Federal Shariat Court, Justice Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan, at Aiwan-e-Sadr today (Friday). Justice Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan is currently serving as Federal Law Secretary.