Hasan Foez Siddique new Chief Justice...

Hasan Foez Siddique new Chief Justice

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:57 PM, 30 December 2021   Updated: 07:34 PM, 30 December 2021

Hasan Foez Siddique appointed as new Chief Justice; File Photo

Hasan Foez Siddique appointed as new Chief Justice; File Photo

President M Abdul Hamid today appointed Justice Hasan Foez Siddique of the Appellate Division as the 23rd Chief Justice of the country.

The law ministry issued a gazette notification in this regard on Wednesday.

Following the resignation of the country's 21st Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain was sworn in as the 22nd Chief Justice on February 3, 2018. He has retired on December 30, 2021, after 47 months as Chief Justice. Justice Mahmud Hossain will be replaced by Justice Hasan Foez Siddique.

Hasan Foez Siddique joined the district court on August 21, 1981. He joined the High Court on September 4, 1983, and the Appellate Division on May 28, 1999.

Hasan Foez Siddique was a legal advisor to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Khulna City Corporation, Kushtia Municipality, Jalalabad Gas Transmission Company. He was the Additional Attorney General of Bangladesh.

Justice Hasan Foez Siddique was appointed to the High Court Division on March 25, 2009 and to the Appellate Division on March 31, 2013. He has been serving as the Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission since April 30, 2015.