Islamabad, February 25, 2014 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said rule-of-law is the only solution to resolving the problems faced by our country. He said this while meeting a delegation of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) headed by President SCBA Mr. Kamran Murtaza at the Prime Minister’s House today.
Prime Minister said that Government is whole-heartedly committed to upholding the rule-of-law and is fully committed to the cause of independent judiciary. “Pakistan can only develop if equal rights are provided to its citizens without any difference of cast, creed and religion”, said the PM.
He further said that the lawyers’ community has struggled for a noble cause, however, it is high time to work for the marginalized and poor segments of the society for ensuring justice.
Prime Minister appreciated the sacrifices rendered by lawyers in their struggle for independent judiciary, which they started in 2007. SCBA reiterated their commitment and resolve for upholding the rule-of law. SCBA delegation apprised the Prime Minister regarding problems faced by the lawyer’s community.
Minister Information Senator Pervaiz Rashid, Special Assistant to PM Khawaja Zaheer Ahmad, Political Secretary to PM Dr. Asif Kirmani and Secretary Law Division Mr. Zafarullah Khan were also present during the meeting.
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