Islamabad, October 20, 2012 (PPI-OT): “Indeed it is an important milestone in your career to be enrolled as Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan. Henceforth you would be in position to share more responsibility than usual as you have been appearing before the Courts for long period”, said the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry while addressing the participants of 24th Roll Signing Ceremony of newly enrolled Advocates of Supreme Court. The Ceremony was held today (20.10.2012) in the Supreme Court Branch Registry, Karachi in which 20 new advocates from Sindh (Larkana, Sukkur and Karachi) were enrolled as Advocates of Supreme Court.
“I know all of you and recognize your ability and talent. You deserve enrolment as Advocate of Supreme Court and I congratulate all of you on behalf of Supreme Court and on my own behalf for signing roll as Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan. After getting the enrolment in Supreme Court you have to work hard specializing in the area of your choice to appear before the Court to assist the bench regarding the interpretation of the Constitution”, added the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
Talking to the newly enrolled advocates, he said, “since the interpretation of constitution and law is domain of judiciary and in particular the apex court, therefore Advocate of Supreme Court have delicate responsibility in providing research based assistance to the court. To decide case is an onerous duty and you have to fully assist the bench to accomplish this task. Without able assistance of you, it would be difficult for bench to decide case in a befitting manner.” Therefore, you must come fully prepared on the Constitutional and legal points to settle the controversies involved in the cases.
Extolling the services rendered by founding father of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the Hon’ble Chief Justice said that our great leader was also a lawyer who created Pakistan by dint of his abilities and hardworking, therefore lawyers are obliged to advance ideology and wisdom of great leader.
About 20 Advocates signed the roll in front of the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. Each advocate introduced himself before his lordship and the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry congratulated them on their enrolment as the Advocates of Supreme Court of Pakistan.
The Advocates who singed the roll are Mr. Mustafa Lakhani, Mr. Khalid Mahmood Dhoon, Mr. Ilam Din Khattak, Mr. Muhammad Shahid Qadeer, Mr. Abdul Haleem Siddiqui, Syed Ehsan Raza, Mr. Abdul Sattar Soomro, Mr. Muhammad Arif, Mr. Nasir Ahmed G. Abro, Mr. Guraldas Gulab, Mr. Ali Azhar Tunio, Mr. Muhammad Ismail Bhutto, Mr. Shamsuddin Abbasi, Mr. Ubedullah Malano, Mr. Naizamuddin Baloch, Mr. Nihal Kanabialal, Mr. Abdul Qadir Shaikh, Mr. Imran Bux Baloch, Ms. Nasreen (Cookie) Rawat and Mr. Nasir Jahangir Rifat.
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