Islamabad, January 10, 2013 (PPI-OT): A 25 Member delegation of Battagram District Bar Association headed by President, Mr. Rasool Khan and consisting other office bearers and members called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice. Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary today i.e. 10.01.2013 in Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad.
The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan welcomed the Bar Members and said, “The Battagram Bar played vital role for rule of law, supremacy of constitution and independence of judiciary during the days of movement which was equally supported by all segments of society. The movement achieved its goal in the form of restoration of independent judiciary which is dispensing justice in free and fair manner. The movement gave message to the world that legal fraternity of Pakistan is a civilized section of society and believes in rule of law”.
The delegation thanked the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan for sparing time for them. They informed that petition writers are instrumental in increase of many problems like frivolous litigation and corruption; therefore there must be checks upon them. The Hon’ble Chief Justice assured them to take up the matter at the forum of National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC).
The delegation assured full support and cooperation in process of dispensation of expeditious and inexpensive justice and extolled the role of Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry for the steps taken to provide justice to litigants at door-steps. The delegation further praised his lordship’s struggle for rule of law, supremacy of Constitution and independence of judiciary. They also praised the National Judicial Policy which proved fruitful for lawyers as well as litigants and enhanced the public confidence in courts by providing speedy justice to them. They informed his lordship that due to National Judicial Policy, the disposal rate in the courts is satisfactory.
The delegation invited Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan to visit Battagram District Bar, his lordship conveyed his gratitude, extended his thanks and assured to visit them in suitable time.
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