LAHORE – Justice Shahid Jamil Khan on Friday resigned as a judge of the Lahore High Court (LHC) for personal reasons.
Justice Khan, who was officially set to retire in April 2028, has sent his resignation to President Arif Ali.
“I, Justice Shahid Jamil Khan, after having served as a Judge of Lahore High Court, Lahore for about ten years, hereby exercise the option to resign under Article 206(1) of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 with immediate effect.
lt, was an absolute honor to hold the office, but for personal circumstances, I have decided to turn the page and start a new chapter. ‘An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit’” he stated in the letter that ends with Iqbal’s poetry.