ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will hear cases in the Lahore registry of Supreme Court on the public holiday announced for the polling day.
According to details, the representative of Supreme Court said that the chief justice will continue to hold court proceedings at Lahore registry of the apex court on the day of election – July 25. Although, the courts across the country will remain closed on July 25, he added.
It is worth mentioning that the top judge is on leaves of five days and visiting northern areas of Pakistan with his family.
A public holiday has been announced on July 25 – the day of general elections in the country.
Chief election commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan has approved the public holiday on July 25 during a meeting.
A total number of 11,855 candidates running for the 849 general seats of National Assembly and four provincial assemblies.