Islamabad, April 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): Hon’ble Justice Lord Gross Senior Presiding Judge, UK accompanied by Mr. Mark Carroll, Prosecutor General, British High Commission called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan in Supreme Court Islamabad today. The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, Senior Judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan and Dr. Faqir Hussain, Registrar, Supreme Court of Pakistan were also present in the meeting.
The Hon’ble Judges discussed the issues/ matters of mutual interest relating to functioning of legal/judicial system in the two countries. The Hon’ble Justice Gross thanked the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan for sparing time for them and stated that it is unique honour for him to meet the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary. He highly appreciated his lordship’s role as Chief Justice of Pakistan in setting standard of judicial conduct and deciding cases strictly in accordance with constitution and law.
The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan reciprocated the sentiments and thanked the Hon’ble Judge for imparting training to ATC Court Judges at Federal Judicial Academy, Islamabad and participating in Judicial Conference and presenting his paper on the topic of “Terrorism and Money Laundering” during the group discussions on 20.04.2013.
They further exchanged views that there are friendly relationships between the two countries and MOU regarding the protection of children is already signed between the two countries. Therefore, the cooperation between judiciaries of the two countries will further enhance the relationship.
The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Gross also extended his offer to arrange training programmes for Judges and Prosecutor regarding the ATC Court. The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan extends his thanks and gratitude to Hon’ble Judge for extending corporation and interaction with Hon’ble Judges and imparting training to ATC Court Judges.
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