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CJP to lawyers: I am nothing without you guys

Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that the courts are free today due to the efforts of the legal fraternity which they made during the campaign for restoration of democracy.
This he said during a meeting with a 15-member delegation of Mianwali District Bar Association, headed by its President Zafar Iqbal Khan, which called on him in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
The chief justice said that it was the movement that instilled in the legal fraternity the spirit of cooperation and struggle to achieve the cause of constitutionalism. “The movement generated awareness amongst the masses to fight for their rights and strengthen their belief in the rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution,” he said. Praising the role of the Mianwali Bar in the lawyers’ movement, the chief justice said it left no stone unturned in supporting the movement for restoration of independent judiciary, the rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution in the country .The movement culminated in the restoration of the independent judiciary in the country”.
The delegation lauded the untiring efforts of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to improve the administration of justice in the country and his commitment and sincerity towards his profession.
They appreciated the firm stand taken by him on principles which was a beacon of light for the rest of the judiciary and prayed for his long life.
The chief justice of Pakistan reciprocated the sentiments and praised sacrifices of the legal fraternity due to which the movement was kept alive and the message of the rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution spread in every nook and corner of the country.



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