LAHORE–Former chief justice (CJ) of Pakistan, Dr Nasim Hassan Shah on Tuesday breathed his last after a prolonged ailment.
Justice (R) Nasim Hassan Shah was ill for quite some time, who drew his last breath on Tuesday.
Dr Shah served as chief justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan from April 17, 1993 to April 14, 1994.
The former CJ was part of the bench which had sentenced the former prime minister, Z A Bhutto to death, while he had also invalidated the presidential ordinance seeking removal of then Nawaz-government in 1993.
Shah also served as the chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of former Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice retired Dr Naseem Hassan Shah.
In separate messages, they lauded services of Nasim Hassan Shah he rendered for the judicial system.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appreciated the contributions of late Justice for the judicial system of Pakistan. He prayed that almighty Allah may bless the departed soul with eternal bliss.
His funeral prayer will be offered in Gulberg-3 Lahore Wednesday (February 04) morning at nine.