ISLAMABAD - In the annual elections 2011 of Islamabad Bar Association (IBA), the panel headed by Haroon-ur-Rashid won with a minor majority on all seats except one seat of vice president, defeating the panel headed by Shoiab Shaheen. According to Chairman Elections Committee, Advocate Fazal-ur-Rehman, out of 1,585 votes total 1,179 votes were caste. Advocate Haroon-ur-Rshid defeated Advocate Shoaib Shaheen by 19 votes. Haroon-ur-Rashid got 599 votes while Shoaib Shaheen could manage 580 votes only for the seat of President. Ismail Balooch of Shoaib Shaheen panel secured 664 votes defeating Tariq Sorya of Haroon panel who secured 515 votes. Ch M Ayub Arbab Gujjar Advocate won the seat of secretary with 644 votes. His rival Advocate Ch Junaid Akhtar received 535 votes. Nabeel Tahir Mirza clinched the slot of joint secretary by securing 690 votes and defeated Sheraz Rangah who got 489 votes. The counting of votes was completed at Sunday morning, however, the counting of votes of library secretary, finance secretary auditor and other 10 executive members would be completed under the supervision of Advocate Wajid Gillani sitting president of Islamabad Bar Association on Monday. When The Nation contacted Syed Wajid Gillani, he said that polling was conducted in very peaceful environment. The panels in competition have accepted the polls results. The office would be handed over to new body smoothly. APP adds: Newly elected President of Islamabad Bar Association (IBA) Haji Harron-ur-Rasheed on Sunday said that more than 1,000 chambers would be build for lawyers in Sector G-10. He said chambers would be provided to those lawyers who had no place for practice in the premises of district courts. While talking to APP, IBA President said the bar would also struggle to build Lawyers Foundation Hospital to provide health facilities to lawyers and their families. He said IBA was also considering various development schemes for lawyers that includes residential housing society. Harron-ur-Rasheed said the bar would continue its efforts for the supremacy and rule of law in the country.