May 17, 2023
Mr. Haroon-ur-Rashid, Vice-Chairman and Mr. Hassan Raza Pasha, Chairman, Executive Committee of the Pakistan Bar Council have strongly condemned the acts of riots and arson at military installations & state buildings took place on 9th May in different parts of the Country. They urged upon the Government and law enforcement agencies, that the individuals involved in these heinous incidents either they are political workers or terrorist must be tried expeditiously, so that no one can repeat such like act in future. They also demanded that facilitators and instigators of these incidents should also be awarded exemplary punishment, since they all have brought shame to entire nation. They expressed their solidarity and support to Armed Forces of Pakistan in this regard. They reiterated stance of the Pakistan Bar Council that all the political issues should be resolved through dialogue as per democratic norms instead of indulging further in confrontation.