According to a handout issued here on Sunday, the sitting Chief Justice of the LHC Justice Zahid Hussain has been appointed as judge of the Supreme Court.
While Justice (retd.) Muhammad Syed Ali and Justice (retd.) Shahid Siddiqui have also been inducted as judges of the apex court.
In addition, Justice Rana Bhagwandas, Justice Falak Sher and Justice Ghulam Rabbni have been restored to their Nov 2, position with an immediate effect. The reason behind their restoration is to provide them salaries and incentives under the law.
The statement further said that the president has reiterated its commitment about independence of judiciary, rule of law and supremacy of Constitution.