KUALA LUMPUR, Oct.22 (Xinhua) -- Malaysian Supreme Head Mizan Zainal Abidin has consented to the appointment of Zaki Azmi as the country's chief justice, local newspapers reported on Wednesday.
The decision was made following the advice of Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and deliberation of the Rulers' Conference, the New Straits Times said.
The king also gave nod for the appointment of former Chief Judge of
Former Federal Court Judge, Arifin Zakaria, had been appointed as the Chief Judge of
The appointments were effective from Oct.18, the newspaper said.