Islamabad, December 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): A 30 Member delegation of Wazirabad Bar Association headed by its President Mr. Shahbaz Ahmed Cheema and comprising other office bearers called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary today i.e. 13.12.2012 in the Supreme Court, Islamabad.
Welcoming the lawyers, Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan said that “It is a noble profession and legal fraternity should perform their duties with dedication, sincerity and honesty as public have great expectations from the Bench and the Bar therefore both should struggle hard to meet the expectation of public and litigants”.
The legal fraternity is an important segment of society as well as judicial system of country. Their significance cannot be denied as without their assistance and active participation, the goal of speedy justice to litigants at their door steps cannot be fulfilled. Talking about the issue of the appointment of Local Commissioners he further said that Local Commissioners under National Judicial Policy have also been appointed with view to facilitate the youngsters and to encourage them in the field of law.
The delegation congratulated the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan on his 64th birthday. They discussed with the Chief Justice, issues and matters of interest of the legal/judicial fraternity and thanked the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan for sparing time for them.
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. Further, they discussed the problems faced by them in their professional field like early start of construction work of judicial complex at Tehsil Wazirabad. The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan assured them to take up the matter at relevant forum.
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