Talking to a delegation of Islamabad High Court Bar Association headed by its Chaudhary Muhammad Ashraf and consisting other office bearers and members who called on him on Thursday in Islamabad, he extolled the services rendered by Islamabad Bar for their profession.
He appreciated Islamabad Bar as an active, experienced, committed and professional body, which played a vital role for the achievement of the cause of independence of judiciary, supremacy of Constitution and Rule of law in country.
The CJP said that their services and sacrifices would always be remembered and would always be a beacon, guiding new generations to stand by the judiciary in time of need.
He said that along with Islamabad District Bar, Islamabad High Court Bar would also be treated as the Bar of the Supreme Court, and while lauding the role of young lawyers during the days of movement, his lordship said that the youngsters played a pivotal role for the cause of the justice, independence of judiciary and Rule of law.
The delegation appraised his lordship about their problems like shortage of chambers, judges, reference books at bar library, non-availability of canteen in court premises and shifting of court building to NIRC building etc.
The Hon’ble Chief Justice assured them to take up the matter with concerned authorities, while they also put forward some suggestions on some legal issues, which the Hon’ble Chief Justice assured o discuss at the National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC).
The members of Bar appreciated his Lordship’s struggles and efforts for taking up Suo motto action to recover plundered national wealth from the corrupt.
They also resolved to eradicate corruption from judiciary, and also discussed issues and matters of interest of the legal/judicial fraternity with the Chief Justice, appraising his lordship that they are extending interaction with counterpart Bars of the Muslim countries like Kuala Lumpur and Ankara Bar.