Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar said on Friday that he laid the foundation of judicial activism for the betterment of humanity, regretting that people were not being served justice like in the past, as per a report published in local media. While addressing a farewell ceremony held in his honour, he said people were not being served justice in the courts the way it used to be. “They (lawyers) have to work hard for they are to become Ijaz Hussain Batalvi,” the chief justice said, urging lawyers to pursue cases for the right. Justice Nisar said they were holding themselves accountable and expected the same from the entire fraternity. Chief Justice of Pakistan-designate Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, judges of the apex court, Pakistan Bar Council vice chairman, Supreme Court Bar Association president, attorney general, senior lawyers and others will attend the event.
Source: Pakistan Today January 11, 2019 18:33 UTC