“It is indeed a matter of pleasure to welcome all of you as newly elected and outgoing cabinet of Supreme Court Bar Association”, said the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Gulzar Ahmed while talking to the body of outgoing members of Supreme Court Bar Association headed by Syed Qalb-I-Hassan and newly elected body of Supreme Court Bar Association headed by its President Mr. Abdul Lateef Afridi, who called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan today on 05.11.2020 in Supreme Court, Islamabad
His lordship further added that the Bench and the Bar are two wheels of the same chariot of justice. Bidding farewell to outgoing SCBA President Syed Qalb-I-Hassan and his cabinet members, the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan praised services rendered by them for the betterment of the institution. Felicitating the newly elected SCBA President Mr. Abdul Lateef Afridi and the newly elected office bearers, the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan welcomed them and said that there must be complete harmony between the Bench and the Bar for the betterment of the institution.
The outgoing President Syed Qalb-I-Hassan appreciated his lordships contribution for cause of administration of justice. The newly elected President of Supreme Court Bar Association Mr. Abdul Lateef Afridi assured of full cooperation to strengthen institution by supporting rule of law and independence of judiciary. The meeting ended with the group photo of the outgoing and newly elected office bearers of the SCBA with the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan.