Lawyers always remained at forefront in fight for democracy, rule of law: President

Lauding the role of lawyers’ community as proponents of constitutionalism and guardians of democratic ideals, President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday said the lawyers had always remained at forefront in the fight for democracy, establishing rule of law, constitutionalism and independence of judiciary. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), he said, acknowledged the critical and important role of lawyers and would facilitate them in every possible manner in order to accomplish the goal of easy dispensation of justice to an ordinary citizen. The President expressed these views during a meeting with a delegation of Peoples Lawyers Forum (PLF) Punjab led by its President Sardar Khurram Latif Khosa, which called on him here at the Governor House.

Source: APP