Suva (Fiji): Former Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur was sworn in as the the judge of the non-resident panel of the Supreme Court of Fiji on Monday .
This is the first time an Indian judge is getting appointed as the judge of the apex court of another country.
The oath was administered by the Fiji President Jioji Konrote in the presence of Chief Justice and others.
Justice Lokur took his oath on Bhagwat Gita.
Justice Lokur, who demitted office as a Supreme Court justice on December 31 2018, has been appointed in the new role for a period of three years.