Amir Hoti announces Rs6m for Abbottabad bar associations
ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Amir Haider Khan Hoti on Tuesday announced a grant of Rs6 million for the High Court Bar Association and district bar association Abbottabad.
He made these announcement during a meeting with a delegation of Bars headed by High Court Bar president Saeed Akhtar Khan and president district bar Tahir Faraz who called upon him here in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa House.
Out of this grant an amount of Rs3.5 million would go to HC bar while another amount of Rs2.5 million would be given to district bar respectively.
The Chief Minister also assured that provincial government would construct chambers. He also donated a 10 marla plot for constructing HC bar chambers and 5 marla plot to district bar for constructing more chambers.
The Chief Minister lauded efforts of lawyers' community and said that they played a remarkable role in removal of unconstitutional government and restoration of democratic institutes in the country.
Presidents of both bars said that they wanted an independent judiciary besides, strengthening of democratic institutions.
They also supported provincial government efforts against terrorism and assured their cooperation.
The Chief Minister also accepted an invitation from the lawyers' fraternity and told them that he would be visiting Abbottabad at an appropriate time.
The meeting was also attended by senior provincial minister Bashir Ahmed Bilour, provincial law minister Arshad Abdullah and others. -App