Justice Malik Shahzad takes oath as LHC chief justice

12:00 PM | 8 Mar, 2024
Justice Malik Shahzad takes oath as LHC chief justice

LAHORE – Punjab Governor Baligh-ur-Rehman officiated the swearing-in ceremony of Justice Malik Shahzad Ahmad Khan, who assumes the role of the new Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC).

Justice Khan arrived at the Governor House in Lahore for the oat-taking, where he was warmly welcomed by the Punjab Governor, Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz, and Senior Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb.

The ceremony was attended by Punjab Assembly Speaker Malik Ahmad Khan, along with Justices Aalia Neelum, Shahid Karim, Shahid Bilal, Farooq Haider, Shehbaz Rizvi, Ali Baqar Najafi, Deputy Attorney General Rafaqat Dogar, and senior counsels.

Justice Khan succeeds Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti, who retired on March 7 after serving the institution for 13 years, including a tenure of two years and eight months as Chief Justice.

LHC CJ Khan is scheduled to retire in one year, on March 14, 2025, upon reaching the age of 62. Senior puisne Justice Shujaat Ali Khan will then assume the position of LHC Chief Justice upon CJ Khan’s retirement.

Previously, Justice Khan briefly served as the acting LHC CJ, beginning his term on May 2, 2022, when his predecessor, the then LHC Chief Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti, was abroad.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 17 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 16, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.25 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro stands at 296.25 for buying and 299 for selling while British Pound rate is 344.5 for buying, and 348 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.15 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.25 280.05
Euro EUR 296.25 299
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.5 348
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.15 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.50 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 180.5 182.2
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.77 747.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.61 35.96
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 904.28 913.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.45 169.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.95
Omani Riyal OMR 722.59 730.59
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 306.51 309.01
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72


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