Asma expresses reservations on judges appointment

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Asma Jahangir expressed reservations on the appointments of judges in higher courts.

Asma Jahangir called on President Asif Ali Zardari at Bilawal House Karachi on Saturday.

Talking to media representatives after the meeting, Asma said she had no desire of becoming governor. The office of bar president, she said, was superior than that of the governor’s.

“We have nothing to do with the government but with the system,” she stated.

Rejecting the notion that there existed any tension between bar the judiciary, she said lawyers and democracy were deeply interrelated.

There should be a formal procedure for financial grants to the bar, added SCBA president.