ISLAMABAD :Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday said that the bench and bar are integral part of judicial system therefore, it is incumbent upon both of them to address legal needs and expectations of litigant parties by providing speedy justice to them. The chief justice expressed these views while talking to the body of outgoing members of Supreme Court Bar Association headed by Rasheed A. Rizvi and newly elected body of Supreme Court Bar Association headed by its President Syed Muhammad Kaleem Ahmed Khursheed. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that for cause of administration of justice, role of Bar is very crucial, without cooperation of Bar, goal of dispensation of justice cannot be fulfilled. Bidding farewell to outgoing SCBA President Rasheed A. Rizvi and his cabinet members, the Chief Justice praised services rendered by them and said that the Supreme Court Bar Association under Rasheed A. Rizvi performed very well, he added. He said that all the members of his cabinet played their role devotedly and wholeheartedly for cause of dispensation of justice. Felicitating the newly elected SCBA President Syed Muhammad Kaleem Ahmed Khursheed and his cabinet, the Chief Justice welcomed the Bar and said that he had cordial relationship with Bar. He further assured them that he and Judges of Supreme Court will extend full cooperation to Bar for strengthening institution of judiciary. The outgoing President Rasheed A. Rizvi also appreciated his lordships contribution for cause of administration of justice. ` The President newly elected Cabinet of Supreme Court Bar Association Syed Muhammad Kaleem Ahmed Khursheed assured of full cooperation to strengthen institution by supporting rule of law and independence of judiciary.
Originally published by APP