Islamabad, November 27, 2012 (PPI-OT): A 15 Member delegation of Phalia Bar Association (District Mandi Bahauddin) headed by its President Mr. Chaudhary Asif Mehmood and comprising other office bearers called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary today i.e. 27.11.2012 in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad.
Talking to the delegation, the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan said, “there is a close relationship between bench and bar which is based on mutual respect and for the cause of administration of justice in society”. Emphasizing upon the lawyers’ community, he further said that they should make their brief comprehensive, come fully prepared to assist courts and should work hard to make their career bright and fruitful for society.
The delegation discussed with the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan the issues of mutual interest and informed him about the hardships faced by them. They requested for posting of one more Additional Sessions Judge at Phalia and further requested for construction of Bar-room in the premises of newly constructed Judicial Complex Phalia.
The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan assured them to take up the matter with concerned authorities. They lauded efforts of Hon’ble Chief Justice for the cause of dispensation of justice and stated that Hon’ble Chief Justice is a role model for legal fraternity and prayed for his long life. Recounting the days of struggle during the movement, they stated that the lawyers’ community from all over Pakistan struggled hard for restoration of independent judiciary, rule of law and supremacy of constitution and it was the vision of Hon’ble Chief Justice that brought lawyers together and desired goal was achieved in shape of restoration of independent judiciary.
The delegation praised the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan for his untiring efforts to improve the administration of justice and offered their full support and cooperation for the cause of justice. The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan reciprocated the sentiments and praised their sacrifices of legal fraternity for the glorious cause.
They extended invitation to Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan to visit Phalia Bar Association District Mandi Bahauddin. Hon’ble Chief Justice expressed his gratitude and assured them to visit the Phalia Bar in suitable time.
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