Islamabad, January 11, 2017 (PPI-OT):A 66 member delegation of National Leadership Program 2017 headed by Dr. Mohammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar as a part of their study tour at Supreme Court Islamabad today i.e. 11.01.2017.
Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar welcomed the delegates and gave them an overview of the Constitution of 1973 of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. He explained to them trichotomy of power with reference to functioning of each limb of the State i.e. Parliament, Executive and Judiciary. He also briefed them about the constitutional mandate of the judiciary and fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution.
His lordship underlined the need of education and its significance in society. He also told them the teachings of Islam highlighting the importance of education for welfare and betterment of the society. He emphasized upon the students to show integrity and honesty on every walk of life to lead a prosperous and peaceful life. Later, he answered the questions of the participants in an interactive session and shared his experiences.
Earlier, Dr. Mohammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of the University briefed the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan about the National Leadership Program 2017 and about the University, Alma-mater of Quid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. He also thanked the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan on his own behalf and on behalf of the participants for sparing time for them and sharing legal experiences and knowledge.
The delegation presented souvenir to Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan as token of respect and gesture of goodwill. The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan also reciprocated the gesture by presenting a memento on the occasion.
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