ISLAMABAD: New Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Qazi faez Isa has appointed Jazeela Aslam as the first ever woman registrar of the Supreme Court (SC), said a press release issued here on Sunday.
It said before her appointment as registrar SC, Jazeela Aslam was serving as the district and sessions judge Okara and in the same position she has served in Kasur and Sialkot. She is the senior most lady district and sessions judge in Punjab.
It said Jazeela Aslam joined the judicial service as civil judge and judicial magistrate in 1994. She has also served as deputy solicitor and as an instructor at Federal Judicial Academy besides serving as director academic in Punjab Judicial Academy.
Likewise, Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq Ahmed has been appointed as secretary to the CJP while Abdul Sadiq as staff officer.
Prior to her appointment, Dr Mushtaq Ahmed was holding the position of Professor and Chairman of the Department of Shariah and Law in Shifa Tameer-e-Milat University where he helped set up Law Department. He has written 11 books and 50 research papers on criminal law, international humanitarian law, human rights law, Islamic law, jurisprudence, Quranic studies and comparative religion. He has assisted the SC as amicus curiae and Federal Shariat Court as the jurist consultant in several cases.