Islamabad: “It is indeed a matter of great pleasure for me to receive all of you in Supreme Court Building for roll signing ceremony as Advocate Supreme Court. Prior to it you might have been coming in the Court, but henceforth you will be entering the court as an Advocate Supreme Court”, said the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry while addressing the participants of 16th Roll Signing Ceremony of newly enrolled Advocates of Supreme Court. The Ceremony was held today (21.05.2011) in the Supreme Court Building, Islamabad in which 30 new advocates were enrolled as Advocates of Supreme Court.
“While you entered this profession you might have dreamt to be an Advocate Supreme Court. Today your dream is realized as you have been enrolled as Advocate Supreme Court and declared fit for practice in the apex Court. As Supreme Court exercises Appellate and Original jurisdiction so, you will have to assist the court in interpretation of the Constitution in an appropriate manner as your assistance is also transformed in judgments which are put on annals of history for the times to come”, added the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
Encouraging the newly enrolled advocates, his lordship said, “I am quite confident that you would be putting all your efforts to assist the bench in dispensation of justice to facilitate the litigants and civil society and you would be working for supremacy of constitution, rule of law and upholding the independence of judiciary”.
He recounted the events of March 2007, movement which brought revolutionary changes in the country’s political and constitutional outlook. Due to efforts of the legal fraternity and other segments of society through the movement of rule of law of the confidence of public in judiciary and black coats has increased. Now, lawyers need to come up to the expectations by providing justice to people at their doorsteps.
Earlier, Dr. Faqir Hussain, Registrar Supreme Court of Pakistan welcomed newly enrolled Advocates of Supreme Court and conducted the proceeding of the Ceremony.
The Advocates who signed the roll are Chaudhry Muhammad Shuaib, Mian Muhammad Saeed, Syed Anwar Ahmed Shah, Muhammad Qaiser Amin, Tillat Abbas, Sardar Muhammad Tariq Dareshak, Muhammad Farooq, Sarkar Abbas, Shahina Akbar, Shaista Altaf, Israr Ahmed Abbasi, M.D. Shahzad Feroz, Mian Irfan Akram, Abdul Rehman Khan, Muhammad Akram Gondal, Anis Muhammad Shahzad, Malik Jawad Khalid, Nisar Ahmad Mujahid, Arshad Mahmood Sheikh, Masooda Siraj, Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Bhajandas Tejwani, M. Irshad Chaudhry, Asim Iqbal, Shafi Muhammad Memon, Hameed Siddiqui, Mahmood Habibullah, Shahab Sarki, Sheikh Ghulam Sabir Niazi and Maqbool Ahmed Awan.
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