Islamabad, November 08, 2012 (PPI-OT): “It is a matter of great pleasure to welcome all of you as newly elected and outgoing Cabinet” said the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry while addressing the body of out going members of Supreme Court Bar Association headed by Mr. Yaseen Azad and newly elected body of Supreme Court Bar Association headed by its President Mr. Asrar-ul-Haq Mian, who called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan today i.e. 08.11.2012.
Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry further said “we are united with sincerity, commitment, dedication and devotion that we would be working for the cause of Supremacy of Constitution, rule of Law and improvements in the Administration of Justice in our country. Our cause is to administer justice and there should be no rule except the Constitutionalism in society”. He further added that “the democracy should be strong in the country and the country should be run by chosen representative”.
Extolling the role of out going SCBA President Mr. Yaseen Azad, his lordship said that the Supreme Court Bar Association during last one year performed very well. All the members of the cabinet wholeheartedly played their role.
It is said that the members of the team take inspiration from the person who is leading. The Hon’ble Chief Justice appreciated the efforts of Mr. Yaseen Azad in highlighting the Balochistan by arranging a national conference wherein all the stake holders presented their view and recommended the way forward.
Felicitating the newly elected SCBA President Mr. Asrar-ul-Haq Mian his lordship said that the relationship with Mr. Yaseen Azad was so cordial that we never thought that the Bench and the Bar are separate. Now you would have to make more efforts for the cause of legal fraternity. If there is unity, the resolution of matters can be achieved easily. The Bench and the Bar are united for the cause of the independence of judiciary.
The outgoing President Mr. Yaseen Azad addressing the meeting thanked the Hon’ble Chief Justice for his full cooperation for resolution of the problems brought in his lordship’s notice. He appreciated the role of Hon’ble Chief Justice for resolution of Law and Order situation. He said that 15 point declaration was taken by his executive body for Balochistan.
The President of newly elected Cabinet of Supreme Court Bar Association Mr. Asra-ul-Haq Mian said that he and his Cabinet will extend full cooperation to strengthen the institution. The nexus between the Bench and Bar is important in achieving the independence of judiciary and to achieve the goal of providing justice to people at their doorsteps
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