Apex courts have played vital role in maintaining rule of law: Khawaja

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District Judicial Conference

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Rawalpindi—Former Chief Justice Lahore High Court Khawaja Imtiaz Ahmed has said that apex courts have played the vital role in maintaining the rule of law and a close coordination of all stakeholders is vital for dispensation of speedy justice.
He stated this while addressing the District Judicial Conference organized at the District Judicial Complex Rawalpindi on the upholding of the rule law in connection with 150th anniversary celebrations of the Lahore High Court (LHC).
District and Sessions judge Bahadur Ali Khan, DCO Rawalpindi Talat Mehmood Gondal, CPO Rawalpindi Israr Abbasi, Azam Sroya, Malik Kahdam Hussain, Atta Rabbani, Raja Muhammad Ajmal, Javed Iqbal Bosal and others were also present on the occasion.
Former LHC CJ Khawaja Imtiaz Ahmed said that peace, progress and prosperity in the country are only possible with the provision of justice. He said the topic of rule law has always remained under discussion and judicial system of various countries proves that the foundation of justice is based on the rules and if element of justice is removed from laws then laws become ineffective. He said justice safeguards a society from unrest and the rule of the law should be the top priority so that everybody gets justice and nobody becomes victim of injustice.
District and Sessions Judge Bahadur Ali Khan said on the direction of LHC chief justice Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah ceremonies are being held across the province in connection with 150th anniversary of the LHC and all stakeholders are participating in them in Rawalpindi.
He said the courts system is being upgraded on modern lines with the help of the IT system for the speedy justice. He said all cases filed in Rawalpindi till 2013 have been decided and the remaining backlog of cases will be ended soon.

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