Islamabad, January 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): A 30-member delegation of Multan High Court Bar Association headed by Mehmood Ashraf Khan, President High Court Bar and comprising other office bearers called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry today, i.e. 30.01.2013 in the Supreme Court, Islamabad.
Welcoming the delegation, Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan said that there is close nexus between bench and bar which is based on administration of justice. Strong bar is sine qua non for strong judiciary to deliver justice in accordance with constitution and law. Therefore, they both should strive hard for common cause of administration of justice in society.
The Hon’ble Chief Justice appreciated the unprecedented struggle of the legal fraternity for upholding the rule of law, supremacy of the Constitution and independence of judiciary in the country and expected they would continue to play their role in the quick dispensation of justice in the same spirit.
The delegation admired the role of Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan in the enforcement of fundamental rights of the citizens and played proactive role in ensuring accountability and good governance. They also discussed different issues and problems faced by them in their profession. The delegation apprised the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan that there is much pendency at Multan, therefore, number of Judges at Circuit Bench Multan may be enhanced to provide speedy justice to litigants
The delegation assured the Hon’ble Chief Justice of their full support and cooperation. They expressed the hope that the administration of justice under his bold and benign leadership and motivation will further improve and provide relief to the litigant public. They also invited the Hon’ble Chief Justice to visit Multan High Court Bar. The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the delegation.
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