Islamabad: A 30 Member delegation of Sargodha Bar headed by its President Mr. Shams Naveed Cheema and comprising other office bearers and members called on the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice. Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary today i.e. 31.01.2012 in Supreme Court Building, Islamabad.
Welcoming the delegation his lordship said, “there is strong nexus between bench and bar which is based on the administration of justice”. Recounting the days of movement his lordship said that legal fraternity struggled hard for the achievement of their cause which reinforced the path for the restoration of judiciary in the country.
The young lawyers are an asset of our institution. The profession of law is an important and valuable profession which is respected in all societies. His lordship also praised the role played by Sargodha bar during the movement and especially the convention organized at Sargodha.
The members discussed with the Chief Justice, issues and matters of interest of the legal/judicial fraternity and thanked the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan for finding time from his busy schedule.
They further said that his lordship is a ray of hope and he is held in high esteem by whole nation due to his professional commitments, legal acumen and dedications for cause of supremacy of Constitution, rule of law and independence of judiciary. It was dynamic personality of his lordship that attracted the people and the movement started which culminated into restoration of judiciary.
Further, they discussed the problems faced by them in their professional field and informed his lordship about the establishment of drug court, shifting of banking court in judicial complex and put forward some suggestions regarding the family cases and appointment of local commissions.
The Honourable assured them to take up the matter at the concerned forums. They expressed the hope that the administration of justice needs his lordship’s leadership and motivation to deliver justice to the public at large and assured to stand by the judiciary. The Honourable Chief Justice also praised their determination, unity and commitment with the profession.
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