Law Minister calls on NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD  -  Federal Minister for Law and Justice Azam Nazeer Tarar Monday called on Speaker National Assem­bly Raja Pervez Ashraf in his office to discuss mat­ters related to pending legislative business.

The delegation of Lawyers’ community of Gujar Khan Bar Council was also present in the meeting, said a news release issued here. The meeting dis­cussed the issues being faced by the lawyers’ com­munity in Gujar Khan. The speaker said resolving the problems being faced by the lawyers of Gujar Khan Bar Council had been his top priority.

He said that the role of the lawyers’ community was of key importance for ensuring rule of law, supremacy of the constitution and promotion of democracy in the country. The speaker said that it was very encouraging that the 15th National As­sembly was about to complete its constitutional term. He said that the current National Assembly of Pakistan had held regular sessions during the last 14 months to discuss issues of public impor­tance along with enacting important legislation and proposed their solutions.

He also appreciated the cooperation of the Min­istry of Law and Justice in this regard. The pend­ing legislation was also discussed in the meeting and it was agreed to bring the pending bills to the House for consideration. The minister appreciated the Speaker’s keen interest in supporting and en­acting public friendly legislation. He also assured all possible cooperation from the ministry. The minister also appreciated the role of the Speaker National Assembly for ensuring smooth proceed­ings in National Assembly. He said that the tenure of 14 months of National Assembly would be re­membered as far as legislation was concerned.

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