28-07-2017

PRESS RELEASE

Mr. Muhammad Ahsan Bhoon, Vice-Chairman and Mr. Hafeez-ur-Rehman, Chairman, Executive Committee of the Pakistan Bar Council have welcomed historic decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of Pakistan thereby disqualifying the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the Finance Minister and ordering filing of References against them as well Children of the Prime Minster with the Ehtesab Courts for initiating criminal proceedings against them. This historic verdict of the apex Court, they said, will go a long way in the history of Pakistan and contribute a lot in strengthening the democratic system free from malpractices and corruption at the hands of top ruling personalities. They have highly commended Hon’ble Members of the Bench of the Supreme Court who have unanimously given their decision against the sitting Prime Minster for the first time in Country’s history which is an ample proof of independent working of the apex Court under the able leadership of the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan. The whole legal fraternity rightfully takes pride in independence of present judiciary and its functioning without fear and favour in accordance with dictates of the Constitution. They have also louded the exemplary role of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT)for probing the matter pertaining to the case of PANAMA LEAKS with dedication and sincerity of purpose to dig out the truth of the matter and so they assisted the apex Court to great extent for arriving at just conclusion. (Muhammad Arshed) Secretary Pakistan Bar Council