ISLAMABAD - Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took oath as acting Chief Justice of Pakistan on Thursday. The oath was administered by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa in a simple but dignified ceremony in the Supreme Court, Islamabad. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will act as Chief Justice of Pakistan during the period, Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali remains abroad. The ceremony was attended by Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Attorney General for Pakistan, Senior Lawyers and Officers of the Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan. Arbab Muhammad Arif, Registrar, Supreme Court, conducted the proceedings of oath taking ceremony.–OUR STAFF REPORTER

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