ISLAMABAD - A delegation of Rawalpindi District Bar Association headed by its President Sajid Ilyas Bhatti called on Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary on Thursday in the Supreme Court Building, Islamabad.

The Chief Justice, welcoming the delegation, said: “Bar Associations are important bodies that play a vital role in dispensation of justice.”  Further praising the services rendered by Rawalpindi Bar for their profession, the Chief Justice said the Bar is an active, committed and professional body which played effective role for the achievement of the cause of independence of judiciary, supremacy of Constitution and Rule of law in our country. The members of the delegation briefed him about the bar and requested the Chief Justice to inaugurate the newly constructed Judicial Complex at Rawalpindi. The CJP accepted their request and told them that the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court may also be requested to fix a convenient date for inauguration.

The delegation admired the Chief Justice’s commitment, devotion and dedication for the cause of justice.

They also praised his role for enhancing public confidence in judiciary and admired the measures and the steps taken for eliminating corruption from the judiciary and providing expeditious and inexpensive justice to the litigants by redressing their grievances and granting them relief by settling their disputes. They expressed the hope that the administration of justice needs his leadership and motivation to deliver justice and vowed to standby the judiciary in time of need for the glorious cause of supremacy of Constitution.