Lahore: A delegation of office bearers of Lahore High Court Bar Association called on Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here today. The delegation included President Lahore High Court Bar Association Shafqat Mehmood Chauhan, Vice President Aamir Jalil Siddiqui, General Secretary Mian Muhammad Ahmed Chachar and Secretary Finance Mian Muhammad Iqbal.
Talking to the delegation, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif lauded the services of lawyers’ community for the stability of democratic system and supremacy of constitution in the country. He said that the commitment of lawyers for the protection of democracy and democratic system is proof of their determination. He said that lawyers’ community has given numerous sacrifices for restoration of judiciary. He said that provision of justice to the common man at his doorstep is a big challenge and expressed the hope that the lawyers will continue to play their active role for ensuring justice. The Chief Minister said that the role of lawyers’ community is a paramount importance in introducing reforms in the system of provision of justice. He directed to constitute a joint committee for resolving the problems of the lawyers.
President Lahore High Court Bar Association Shafqat Mehmood Chauhan said that Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif wants to do and take work. He appreciated the commitment and spirit of work of the Chief Minister. He said that if Punjab has five personalities like Shahbaz Sharif, the condition of the people will be changed. He said that lawyers are always ready to play their role for strengthening democracy. He said that lawyers’ community had worked for the supremacy of democracy and constitution and will do so in future as well. He said that the country cannot afford undemocratic attitudes. He said that no compromise would be made on democratic system. Provincial Ministers Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman, Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan, MPA Rana Sanaullah, former MNA Naseer Bhutta Advocate, Advocate General Punjab and concerned officials were also present on the occasion.