Sardar Raza to take oath as new CEC today

Justice Sardar Raza KhanISLAMABAD: Newly appointed Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Raza Khan will take the oath of his new office on Saturday.
According to the announcement made by the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk will administer the oath of office tomorrow at 01:00 pm at the apex court building. It may be mentioned that the ECP has received the notification of the appointment of Justice (retd) Sardar Raza Khan as the new CEC today.
According to the issued notice, Justice (retd) Sardar Raza Khan would serve as the CEC for the next five years. The arrangements are currently underway for the newly appointed CEC’s oath taking ceremony.
On Thursday, President Mamnoon Hussain approved the appointment of Justice (retd) Sardar Raza Khan as the CEC on the advice of PM Nawaz. The prime minister had sent an advice to the president for the appointment of Justice (retd) Sardar Raza Khan on the recommendation of the Parliamentary Committee on the Appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and members of the ECP. INP

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