Good relations between bench and bar stressed

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Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif has stressed the need for good relationship between the bench and bar for providing swift justice to the poor, oppressed and needy people.

He was addressing the legal fraternity at the Sialkot District Bar Association (DBA), here on Saturday. DBA President Maqsood Ahmed Bhatti, General Secretary Chaudhry Ahsan Ismail, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member National Assembly (MNA) Chaudhry Armaghan Subhani, a large number of lawyers and others were also present.

The minister said that the rule of law was a must for ending lawlessness and injustice in any society. He said the rule of law was important for national economical and political stability and ending social injustices. He urged lawyers to utilise their full energies and capabilities for ensuring swift justice to the poor, needy and oppressed people.—APP