Islamabad, March 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): An 8-member Delegation of Azad Jamu and Kashmir Bar Council headed by its President Ch. Munsaf Dad and comprising other office bearers called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry today, i.e. 25.03.2013 in the Supreme Court, Islamabad.
Welcoming the delegation, Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan said “the legal fraternity had made great contribution in the cause of justice as well as for the institution of judiciary. They laid from a civilized and educated section of society and are respected for their professionalism.”
Praising the role of legal fraternity in the lawyers’ movement for Rule of Law, Supremacy of the Constitution and independence of judiciary, Hon’ble Chief Justice remarked that the Bars of Azad Jammu and Kashmir also played laudable and courageous role during the period of the movement.
The members discussed with the Hon’ble Chief Justice issues and matters of interest of the legal/judicial fraternity. The delegation expressed the hope that under the great leadership of Hon’ble Chief Justice the system of administration of justice will improve further and deliver justice to the public at large. They appreciated his steadfastness, devotion, commitment, determination and efforts for the cause of justice and said that the public have reposed great confidence in the judiciary.
They further stated that the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan is a role model and a source of inspiration for the rest of the judiciary. They also lauded his efforts for the cause of administration of justice in society. The delegation informed that the lawyers’ movement instilled a new spirit and provided a common platform to lawyers to work for the rule of law and the betterment of the system of administration of justice.
The delegation also presented a shield and a book to Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan as a token of respect and gesture of goodwill. The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the delegation.
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