CHITRAL: The Chief Justice of the Peshawar High Court (PHC), Justice Qaiser Rashid Khan, said on Monday that the Bar and the Bench were the two members of the same family whose cordial working relationship has benefited the justice system and to litigants in general.
Addressing the lawyers of Bas-Chitral here, the Chief Justice said that he had never considered the bar and the bench as two separate entities and that he had always worked for the strengthening of both.
He said the lawyers had a host of issues, which should be resolved as a matter of priority. The Chief Justice of the PHC said the people of Chitral were real Pakistanis but poverty and backwardness still existed here in this modern age.
He said the roads and other infrastructure were in a dilapidated state for which he strictly ordered the National Highway Authority to build roads and the government then released Rs 400 million. However, he said, the pace of work was very slow and substandard.
The Chief Justice of the PHC said deforestation and mining are dangerous and notice has been taken to stop this trend immediately. and the province’s seasonal waterways.
The Chief Justice of the PHC said we should leave a pollution-free environment for future generations, adding that illegal and harmful mining has been banned in the province. He said a judge from the PHC will come and hear the cases here at the circuit bench. next week and the lawyers should ensure their presence to alleviate the suffering of the litigants.