Hasan Foez Siddique, a senior judge of the Appellate Division, was on Friday sworn in as the 23rd chief justice of Bangladesh at Bangabhaban.
President Abdul Hamid administered the oath of office in a traditional ceremony at the Durbar Hall of Bangabhaban at 4 pm. Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam conducted the event, said Md Joynal Abedin,press secretary of the president.
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, President's wife Begum Rashida Khanam, cabinet members, former chief justices, judges of both appellate and high court divisions, heads of the three services, principal secretary to the prime minister, the attorney general, Supreme Court lawyers, including SC Bar Association leaders, among others, attended the ceremony.