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Justice Hilali becomes the first female CJ of PHC

PESHAWAR: Justice Musarrat Hilali has taken oath on Saturday (1st of April, 2023) to become the the first-ever woman to be appointed as Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court (PHC).

KP Governor Haji Ghulam Ali administered the oath at a ceremony held at the Governor House.

Justice Musarrat Hilali, who was born on 8th of August, 1961, happens to be the senior-most judge of PHC.

She will be retiring on 7th day of August, 2023. Graduate of Khyber Law College (University of Peshawar) Hilali was enrolled as an advocate of the SCP in 2006.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.