Islamabad to get Provincial Assembly soon: Babar Awan

Federal Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Dr.Babar Awan on Friday announced that Federal capital would get soon its own Provincial Assembly.While addressing a ceremony for allotment of land for lawyers’ chambers he said that the status of Islamabad is like a small province, therefore, administratively the capital city cannot be shadowed by any of the province.
He said that residents of Islamabad will have their own provincial assembly and system of self-governance.
The Minister however did not comment on modalities regarding the establishment of Islamabad Provincial Assembly.
Babar said that legislation for the establishment of Islamabad Bar Council is in process and very soon there will be a separate Bar Council for Islamabad-based lawyers.
He also assured of the residents of Islamabad for their own independent judiciary.”I had fulfilled my promise for reestablishment IHC and now it is functional”, Babar said,adding “I also directed CDA to make a PC-1 for constructing a modern building for lawyers’ chambers and a hospital like Poly Clinic design,” he added.
Babar said that he had inaugurated a modern judicial complex and it will also be completed within given time frame. The complex would provide swift justice to the residents of Islamabad at their threshold, he added.