CJP Iftikhar advises newly enrolled advocates to work hard
22 October, 2012
KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, addressing the newly enrolled advocates has said since the interpretation of the Constitution and law is domain of judiciary and in particular the apex court, therefore, advocates have delicate responsibility in providing research based assistance to the court.
Addressing the participants of 24th roll signing ceremony of newly enrolled advocates of the Supreme Court Saturday night, he said, "to decide case is an onerous duty and you (advocates) have to fully assist the bench to accomplish this task. Without able assistance of you, it would be difficult for bench to decide case in a befitting manner.
Therefore, you must come fully prepared on the constitutional and legal points to settle the controversies involved in the cases." The ceremony was held on Saturday in the Supreme Court Branch Registry,
Karachi in which 20 new advocates from Sindh (Larkana, Sukkur and Karachi) were enrolled as advocates of the Supreme Court.
The Chief Justice said, "Indeed it is an important milestone in your career to be enrolled as Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan. Henceforth you would be in position to share more responsibility than usual as you have been appearing before the courts for long period."
Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said, "I know all of you and recognise your ability and talent. You deserve enrollment as advocate of Supreme Court and I congratulate all of you on behalf of Supreme Court and on my own behalf for signing roll as Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.
"After getting the enrollment in Supreme Court you have to work hard specialising in the area of your choice to appear before the court to assist the bench regarding the interpretation of the Constitution."
Extolling the services rendered by Founding Father of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the Chief Justice said, our great leader was also a lawyer who created Pakistan by dint of his abilities and hardwork, therefore lawyers are obliged to advance ideology and wisdom of the great leader.
About 20 advocates signed the roll in front of Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. Each advocate introduced himself before his lordship and the Chief Justice congratulated them on their enrollment.
The advocates who signed the roll are Mustafa Lakhani, Khalid Mahmood Dhoon, Ilam Din Khattak, Muhammad Shahid Qadeer, Abdul Haleem Siddiqui, Syed Ehsan Raza, Abdul Sattar Soomro, Muhammad Arif, Nasir Ahmed G. Abro, Guraldas Gulab, Ali Azhar Tunio, Muhammad Ismail Bhutto, Shamsuddin Abbasi, Ubedullah Malano, Naizamuddin Baloch, Nihal Kanabialal, Abdul Qadir Shaikh, Imran Bux Baloch, Ms. Nasreen (Cookie) Rawat and Nasir Jahangir Rifat.