Bar and bench part and parcel of justice: CJ


Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary on Saturday said the bar and bench were part and parcel in the administration of justice in the country.
Talking to members of the Supreme Court Bar after inaugurating the Iftikhar Hall in the Supreme Court building, the chief justice highlighted the value of the bar room, saying it was an institution itself where lawyers shared their views and found opportunities to learn more about their profession. He said the bar room was an avenue where lawyers learned how to uphold the rule of law.
SCBA President Qazi Anwar said lawyers stood united for the independence of the judiciary and would stand by the judiciary to uphold its sanctity. Earlier, the chief justice inaugurated the Itikhar Hall of the Supreme Court Bar in Supreme Court building and presided over the meeting of the Building Committee.
Justice Javed Iqbal, Justice Khalilur Rahman Ramday, Justice Tassadduq Hussain Jilani and Supreme Court Registrar Dr Faqir Hussain accompanied the chief justice.