Lawyers are defenders of democracy, rule of law: Fawad

Staff Reporter

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said on Friday that the lawyers’ productive role for the rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution was part of the history.

Talking to a delegation of District Bar Council Jhelum he said lawyers were defenders of democracy, human rights and constitution.

Briefing the lawyers on the details of the NAB Ordinance, he said the President issued NAB (Second Amendment) Ordinance 2021 under Article 89 of the Constitution.

The government is well aware of the problems of the legal community, said Chaudhry Fawad, adding that new chambers would be set up for District Bar Jhelum.

He said young lawyers would be given loans under Kamyab Jawan program for construction of chambers.

He said that the government was also considering to provide health cards to the lawyers community.

The Federal Minister for Information also briefed the lawyers about the details of development projects in Jhelum.

Fawad said a modern amusement park will be set up near Jhelum river.

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