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Is Pakistani govt considering to extend tenure of Chief Justice for three years?

09:14 AM | 31 Mar, 2024
Is Pakistani govt considering to extend tenure of Chief Justice for three years?
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ISLAMABAD – Justice Qazi Faez Isa's term as Chief Justice of Pakistan is set to end in October 2023 and media reports suggest incumbent government's move to extend the tenure of the country's top judge for another three years. 

A report shared by ARY News said Sharif-led government is planning to extend tenure of Chief Justice of Pakistan for three years as CJP's retirement date is October 25, 2024.

The news channel quoting sources claimed that the federal government will introduce amendments to Constitution to extend CJP's tenure.

lt further said a member of a committee has started working for the constitutional amendment, and the final decision will be made after Senate polls.

As per the Constitution, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) and other Supreme Court judges are appointed by the President under Article 175A. Article 179 specifies that a Supreme Court judge holds office until they turn 65, unless they resign or are removed according to the Constitution.

Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, the next senior judge, will now likely become the next CJP after Justice Isa's retirement. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 24 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 24, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.15 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.15 280.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.4 74.15
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.75 748.75
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.57 916.57
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.03 172.03
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.64 731.64
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 304.75 307.25
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82

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