ISLAMABAD: Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa has taken oath as Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP).

The oath was administered by Justice Gulzar Ahmed in a simple but dignified ceremony in the Supreme Court, Islamabad on Monday. 

Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa will act as Chief Justice of Pakistan during the period of Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Chief Justice of Pakistan remained abroad on the official visit to Russia and China for two weeks.

The ceremony was attended by Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, senior lawyers and law officers.

Officers and staff of the Supreme Court of Pakistan were also present on the occasion.