Only gained, did not lose anything in PM meeting, observes CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saiqb Nisar remarked that he has only gained, and not lost anything, during his meeting with the prime minister.

Hearing the suo motu case regarding illegal construction in Murree, the chief justice, addressing the petitioners’ counsel Latif Khosa, the chief justice stressed Khosa to have faith in him and the institution [Supreme Court].

“Our task is to hear complaints of the public. Will not you and my community down,” the chief justice observed further.

In a statement following the two-hour-long surprise meeting between the chief justice and prime minister, the Supreme Court spokesperson said Prime Minister Abbasi expressed keen interest in providing all possible assistance in revamping the judicial system of Pakistan as visualised by the chief justice.

He assured the chief justice of providing all necessary resources to the judiciary to enable it to provide the people with easy access to speedy and inexpensive justice.

A day later, on Wednesday, Chief Justice Nisar remarked that work is under way on the directives of the court and issues will be resolved soon especially after his meeting with the prime minister.

Hearing a case pertaining to medicines and injections being stolen from hospitals in Islamabad, Chief Justice Nisar remarked that court orders are being implemented quickly.
All the matters are being resolved quickly since the meeting yesterday. “God willing, nothing will come to a standstill now,” the chief justice added.