Full court reference held to pay tribute to Justice Mrs. Irshad Qaiser at Peshawar High Court

Peshawar, June 14, 2016 (PPI-OT):Full court reference was held on retirement of Justice Mrs. Irshad Qaiser at Peshawar High Court Peshawar, to pay tribute to the outgoing Justice. Full Court reference was attended by Judges of Peshawar High Court Registrar Judges of District Judiciary, DG K.P. Judicial Academy, Advocate General KP, Deputy Attorney General for Pakistan, Members of Pakistan Bar Council, Vice Chairman, Chairman Executive and Members KP Bar Council.

Addressing the full Court reference Chief Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, offered tribute to the outgoing Justice Mrs. Irshad Qaiser, Honourable Judge Peshawar High Court and said she served this institution of Administration of Justice for more than 35 years, and working as a Judge is not an easy job for everyone but for females working as a Judge was indeed difficult job at the time when she joined this institution because there was only one female Judiciary officer Justice Mrs. Khalida Rashid.

However by her strong will, hard work, dedication and missionary zeal to serve the needy people, she passed through all such difficulties successfully, he further said Justice Irshad Qaiser joined judicial service at the time when female folk could not dare to join the field of law and work either as a lawyer or Judge.

She as a Judge demonstrated high degree of courage and became a role model for all females related to the profession of law. She is amongst the pioneers for all such females for this profession and her role made the profession of law attractive for the female segment of our society which was the dire need of the time he added. He further said today we see numerous female Judges in each district serving this institution without any shy or hesitation.

This way she proved if a female works hard with dedication she would be in no way behind the male serving as Judges. Similarly the Hon’ble Judge is also a great source of inspiration for the female lawyers and it is the result of such inspiration that today at every station a considerable number of female are practicing very successfully in the field of law.

While appreciating judicial services of the outgoing judge, the Chief Justice said that as an ideal and professional judge she remained reserved at every station confined to her professional responsibilities due to which none could find an opportunity of any complaint, both at the District as well as High Court level he delivered best judgments.

Earlier Advocate General Peshawar High Court Abdul Latif Yousafzai, Deputy Attorney General Manzoor Ahmed, President Peshawar High Court Bar Council Muzamil Khan also addressed the full court reference and paid rich tributes to the outgoing Justice. Later the outgoing Justice Irshad Qaiser also addressed and thanked the participants.

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