QUETTA: Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhel has been sworn in as the new chief justice of the Balochistan High Court (BHC).
Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai administered the oath to the Justice Mandokhel in a ceremony held at the Governor House Quetta.
Justice Mandokhel replaces incumbent BHC Chief Justice Tahira Safdar who completed her term on October 4.
The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan, chief justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC), judges of the Supreme and High Court, high ranking bureaucrats and advocates.
In September, President Arif Alvi approved the appointment of Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhali, a notification issued by the Law Ministry had stated.