Who is the current Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court?

A. Ijaz Anwar
B. Qaiser Rashid Khan
C. Syed Afsar Shah
D. Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Qaiser Rashid Khan

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Qaiser Rashid Khan is a Pakistani jurist who is currently serving as the Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court. Justice Qaiser Rashid Khan has been a Judge of the Peshawar High Court since 2 August 2011. He served as the Senior Justice of Peshawar High Court from 28 June 2018 till 16 November 2020. He was appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court on 16 November 2020. He took oath as the Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court on 9 January 2021.

The current Chief Justice of Pakistan is ______.

A. Justice Gulzar Ahmed
B. Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa
C. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar
D. Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali

Correct Answer: A. Justice Gulzar Ahmed

Justice Gulzar Ahmed has been appointed new Chief Justice of Pakistan with effect from December 21, 2019. He took oath as the 27th Chief Justice of Pakistan at a ceremony at Aiwan-i-Sadr Justice. President Arif Alvi administered oath to Gulzar Ahmed. Gulzar Ahmed has taken oath of his office on December 21 a day after  ex CJP Justice Khosa retirement on December 20, 2019. Justice Ahmed, who replaces Justice Asif Saeed Khosa as the chief justice, will serve till February 21, 2022, as the 27th chief justice.

Justice Ahmed was born on February 2, 1957, in Karachi to the family of Noor Muhammad, a distinguished lawyer. His elementary schooling was from the city’s Gulistan School, according to the Supreme Court website. He then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from Government National College, Karachi after which he obtained his law degree from S.M. Law College, Karachi.He enrolled as an advocate on January 18, 1986, and joined the High Court on April 4, 1988. Subsequently, he became an advocate of the Supreme Court on September 15, 2001.Justice Ahmed was elected honorary secretary of the Sindh High Court Bar Association in Karachi for the year 1999-2000.Throughout his legal practice, he mostly remained on the civil-corporate side, serving as the legal advisor to numerous multinational and local companies, banks and financial institutions.