Law Minister appreciates lawyers’ support for inquiry commission on IHC judges’ letter

Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar has expressed appreciation for the support from the elected lawyers' organizations nationwide regarding the establishment of an inquiry commission and the appointment of former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, as its head to probe into issues raised by judges of Islamabad High Court in a letter to the Chief Justice of Pakistan. In a statement, the Law Minister said the declaration of the Pakistan Bar Council, the largest organization of lawyers across the country, and the Supreme Court Bar Association are manifestations of their seriousness about the independence and impartiality of the judiciary. He said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council, Punjab Bar Council, Islamabad Bar Council, Peshawar High Court Bar, Abbottabad High Court Bar, Lahore Bar Association, Multan High Court Bar and Bahawalpur High Court Bar have also expressed confidence in the formation of the commission and appointment of Tassaduq Hussain Jillani as the head, describing it as a positive deve lopment. Source: Radio Pakistan