Full Court meeting of Supreme Court, Islamabad held

Islamabad, September 11, 2017 (PPI-OT):A Full Court meeting was held today (11.09.2017) in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad under the Chairmanship of the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. It was attended by Hon’ble, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sh. Azmat Saeed, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mushir Alam, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Dost Muhammad Khan, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Qazi Faez Isa, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Maqbool Baqar, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sardar Tariq Masood, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Faisal Arab, Hon’ble Mr. Ijaz ul Ahsan and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Syed Sajjad Ali Shah. Mr. Arbab Muhammad Arif, Registrar Supreme Court also attended the meeting.

The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan welcomed the Hon’ble Judges and thanked them for their commitment and support to advance the cause of justice. His lordship also welcomed newly elevated Hon’ble Judges namely Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mr. Ijaz ul Ahsan, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Syed Sajjad Ali Shah and hoped that their elevation will further benefit the institution.

It was the first Full Court meeting chaired by Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar after assuming the highest judicial office. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, Senior Pusine Judge, on his own behalf and behalf of other Hon’ble Judges congratulated the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on assuming highest judicial office of the country and assured of full support and cooperation for the administration of justice.

The Hon’ble Chief Justice reviewed the institution and disposal figure of cases and expressed satisfaction over the overall performance. However, the Full Court observed that untiring efforts should be made to reduce the pendency and clear the backlog of the cases. The Full Court also discussed in detail different strategies for effective functioning of the Court so that dispensation of justice can be further improved and relief can be provided to litigants.

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