RAWALPINDI: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Muhammad Anwaar ul Haq Friday said that evening courts were being set up at the Sessions Court Rawalpindi to provide speedy justice to the litigants.
While inaugurating a new road in the building of High Court, the CJ said he would make maximum efforts to serve the people and lawyers of this region, as he belonged to this area.
He said the evening Courts would ensure speedy trials and alleviate the workload of the courts.
Earlier on his arrival the CJ received a warm welcome by the Rawalpindi High Court Bar Association. The lawyers gave a standing ovation to the LHC chief justice when he came to the rostrum. The auditorium was filled to its capacity with lawyers.
Senior Judge of LHC Rawalpindi bench Justice Malik Shehzad Ahmed Khanin, in his speech, thanked the lawyers of Rawalpindi for historic warm welcome and a luncheon, and resolved that every possible effort would be made for the supremacy of law.
He also thanked the Executive Committee of the bar association and praised the efforts of the LHC CJ.
Justice Shahid Mehmood Abbasi, on the occasion, praised the efforts of the CJ Muhammad Anwar ul Haq for taking immediate measures for the people and lawyers of Rawalpindi.
He said all-out efforts would be made to materialise whatever step that will be taken by the LHC chief justice for the betterment of the people and lawyers of the region.
The president of the Rawalpindi High Court Bar Association, Hassan Raza Pasha, thanked the LHC chief justice and other judges, members of the Pakistan Bar and members of the district bar for attending the event.
Bouquets and souvenirs were presented to the LHC chief justice and other honorable from the high court bar.