ISLAMABAD President Asif Ali Zardari Sunday reinstated three retired judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan back from November 2, 2007 position and also appointed judges in the superior judiciary on the recommendations of the Chief Justice of Pakistan. He appointed Justice Khwaja Muhammad Sharif as Chief Justice of Lahore High Court (LHC) and elevated Justice Zahid Hussain, the incumbent Chief Justice LHC, as judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan along with 3 other judges. The Presidency issued two separate notifications on Sunday that included reinstatement of three senior retired judges, appointment of four judges at the Supreme Court of Pakistan and Chief Justice of Lahore High Court. One of the notification states: The President has restored the following retired judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan to the position they were holding immediately before the November 3, 2007: Justice Rana Baghwandas, Justice Falak Sher, Justice Ghulam Rabbani. The purpose of the restoration is that the honourable retired judges of the Supreme Court may draw their salaries and other benefits during the intervening period as per their entitlement in accordance with the law, it explained. According to another notification, the President has made the following appointments in superior judiciary; Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif, Judge Lahore High Court appointed as Chief Justice Lahore High Court. The newly appointed judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan are: Justice Zahid Hussain, Chief Justice Lahore High Court, Justice (Retd) Ghulam Rabbani, former judge of High Court of Sindh, Justice (Retd) Muhammad Said Ali, former judge of Lahore High Court, Justice (Retd) MA Shahid Siddiqui, former judge of Lahore High Court. The also President has reiterated his commitment for the independence of judiciary, rule of law and constitutional supremacy.