Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Wednesday that his government has accepted the recommendations of the Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and withdraw the notification about the appointment of the judges. Gilani told reporters after a meeting with the chief justice that Justice Saqib Nisar has been elevated as a judge of the Supreme Court, while Justice Khwaja Sharif will remain the chief justice of the Lahore High Court, as per Chief Justice recommendations. Chief Justice met with Prime Minister at the latters official residence to resolve the points of contention existing between the executive and the judiciary. On Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Gilani paid a surprise visit to a dinner being hosted by the Chief Justice in honour of Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday. The Prime Minister and the Chief Justice exchanged pleasantries.