ISLAMABAD  - President Asif Ali Zardari Friday on advice of the prime minister approved the appointment of Shahid Naseer, Judge Accountability Court-I, Rawalpindi (BS-21) as Judge Accountability Court-III Lahore.

A President House statement said the summary initiated by the Ministry of Law and Justice Division stated that the post of Judge Accountability Court-III Lahore had fallen vacant due to expiry of the tenure of its incumbent on 20-10-2012.

The Chief Justice of Lahore High Court nominated a panel of three judges for posting any one of them against the vacant post.

The Ministry of Law and Justice proposed and recommended to the prime minister that Shahid Naseer, D&SJ/Judge Accountability Court-I, Rawalpindi (BS-21) may be appointed as a Judge Accountability Court-III Lahore on deputation basis in his own pay and scale till the date of his superannuation i.e. October 31, 2015 or until further order whichever is earlier from the date he assumes the charge of the post.

Accordingly acting on the advice of the prime minister, the president approved the said appointment.