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Supremacy of constitution, law vital for development, progress of country: NA Speaker


ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Raja Perwaz Ashraf said on Tuesday that the supremacy of the constitution and the rule of law will ensure the progress and development of the country.

The role of the lawyers, he said, is of crucial relevance to ensuring the rule of law. He said the legal profession has been fighting for the legal supremacy of the country.

He expressed these views during a meeting with Gujarhan, a delegation of the People’s Lawyers Forum, at the Parliament House, the release said.

While discussing the issues faced by lawyer community in Gujar Khan, Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervaiz Ashraf reiterated that he would continue to support lawyer community of Gujar Khan.

He also said that lawyer community is crucial part of civil society and their role in upholding rule of law is supreme. He asked them to continue playing their proactive role for prompt dispensation of justice to people.

Raja Zahoor Manzoor, President of People Lawyer Forum Gujar Khan and participants of delegation extended warm felicitations to Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervaiz Ashraf for being elected unopposed as 22nd Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan.

They said it was a proud moment for the people of Gujar Khan that Raja Pervaiz Ashraf was chosen as the guardian of the house.

They also asked Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf to visit the Gujar Khan Bar Association at his convenience.

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