Justice Sardar Muhammad Shamim Ahmad Khan on Monday took oath as the acting chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC).

Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh administered the oath to the acting chief justice in a ceremony held at LHC judges lounge.

LHC judges, officials, law officers and a large number of lawyers attended the ceremony. LHC Chief Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali, Justice Muhammad Anwaarul Haq and three other judges had proceeded abroad to attend a conference.