Chief Justice orders special cell for overseas Pakistanis 7


Chief Justice of Pakistan has ordered for the establishment of special cells in the Supreme Court and High Courts for redressal of complaints of the overseas Pakistanis and also asked the chief justices of high courts to come up with concrete proposals to minimise delay in litigations. The chief justice also took serious notice of delay in completion of the Islamabad jail project

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday chaired meetings of the National Judicial (Policy Making) Committee (NJPMC) and the Governing Body, and Access to Justice Development Fund (AJDF) at the Supreme Court building. The meetings reviewed performance of special courts/tribunals and showed displeasure on huge backlog and slow pace of disposal of cases. The NJPMC resolved that cells to address the grievances of overseas Pakistanis will be created in the Supreme Court and all high courts. The cell will receive complaints of overseas Pakistanis through email for redressal. The Chief Justice of Pakistan ordered that this arrangement may be widely publicised in print and electronic media for general information.

The NJPMC reviewed the status of construction of Model Jail in Islamabad and showed displeasure over inordinate delay in completion of the Jail. Justice Saqib asked the concerned authorities for early completion of the project to address the problem of prisoners of ICT who are presently confined in overcrowded Central Prison Rawalpindi.

The NJPMC reviewed the performance of administrative tribunal/special courts and noted that a large number of cases are struck up in such courts.

The committee observed that slow pace of disposal of cases is major cause for piling up of backlog. The CJP directed that six months’ performance report may immediately be sought from such tribunals/court for placing before the NJPMC.

Justice Saqib asked the chief justices of the Federal Shariat Court and High Courts to come up with concrete suggestions for minimising delays in litigations from civil court to the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

The Governing Body, AJDF approved the proposal of releasing funds to the District Legal Empowerment Committees (DLECs) established in 106 districts across the country for provision of free legal aid to the deserving litigants who despite having genuine cause are unable to pursue their cases in the courts.

Justice Saqib asked the chief justices of HCs for issuing directives to the district judiciary for utilising this valuable resource for the specified purposes.

The Governing Body, AJDF allowed the Secretariat of LJCP to launch the 10th phase of the AJDF inviting project proposals aimed at legal empowerment of the poor and underprivileged segments of the society.

The ADJF approved the mobile training project of the Federal Judicial Academy for funding and reconstituted the Technical Evaluation Committee, a body mandated to review and recommend projects for funding under the AJDF.

The CJP stated that good decisions if not implemented properly are meaningless. Therefore, he said, being heads of the judiciary this is our responsibility to implement all decisions ambitiously with passion.

The Chief Justices of the High Courts assured their full cooperation and support to achieve the objectives of effective administration of justice which is prerequisite for welfare of our beloved country.

The Chief Justice stated that the judiciary is an important pillar of the State. The other pillars – Executive and Legislature – are also equally important for existence of any State. In modern world, there is no concept of State without existence of any of these three important organs. He emphasised that for an expeditious dispensation of justice, the development and reformation of laws is crucial. He stated that the LJCP is a forum which is primarily mandated to review statutes and other laws of the country for their reformation.

The CJP stated that with the passage of time laws become redundant and many statutes which are part of our statute books need reformation.

For this purpose we have to revamp the LJCP for effectively implementing its mandate. He asked the chief justices of the High Courts to suggest ways and means to bring the LJCP in line with its objective.

Justice Saqib said there is a general perception that justice is not being provided to the common person therefore the judiciary should dispel this perception and make efforts to restore credibility of justice system by improving its service delivery and expeditious dispensation of justice.


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  • Kaleem kahttak

    Sir i am Pakistan this time i am dubia sir my 4yaer fainsh i am no go to Pakistan I am case hare case I am win but gov’t now Ripley I want to go pakistan I want my family 00971557567642/00971528515609 plz sir you fainsh porblm I want mt family I wail pary to ullah for long laif

  • Mazhar Ali Kassimani

    Honourable CJ Mian Saqib Nisar: Ref my Service Appeal No: 208 0f 2017, Sindh Service Tribunal passed a judgment on 17.08.2017 and ordered compliance by issuing notification withn 60 days i.e. on or before 17.10.2017, but compliance wwas not done. Appellant had no option than to file An Application for Execution of Judgment No; 02 0f 2018. Within deadline of 60 days, the Secretary Forest Dept Sindh Karachi, neither compliance was done nor any appeal was lodged in the SCP. But, pursuant Execution Application No: 02 of 2018, the Secretary Forest on 02 March 2018 claimed that an appeal is being launched in SCP and therefore the Justice (R) Qaiser Iqbal Chairperson SST keep on adjourning the hearings though until today the appellant has not received from Branch Registry SCP Karachi, any memo of appeal from Secretary Forest. Your honour, why and how an 74 years appellant is agonized by appeasing Secretary Forest Department and why Chairperson SST Karachi is not establishing its writ to enforce implementation of its judgment passed on 17.08.2017!!!! Sire, next hearing is on 29 May 2018, in the name of Allah Almighty, please take SUO MOTU and order Justice (R) Qaiser Iqbal Chairperson SST Karachi to take punitive action against all concerned head of departments and enforce implementation of Judgment on 29 May 2018 the date of next hearing. Please help a 74 years old pensioner, From Mazhar Ali Kassimani SDFO Rtd Sindh Forest Dept. NOTEWORTHY: my complaints in the expatriate Pakistanis Complaint Wing SCP, HRC Islamabad are also pending with you.

  • Mirza Ershad Shamim

    Asslam o Aleaquam : Respected Sir Saqib Nissar Sahab my name is Mirza Ershad Shamim my father name is Mirza Allah Rakha late sir i am the victim of Kuwait Iraq war 1992 and we have sumitted our claims to OPF Over seas Pakistani Foundation but till now we did not get any compensation claim money from OPF so plz sir help us refarding this matter like me many other people are waiting for compensation if you need we can send you every thing in detail my Emil is (ershadshamimmirza@gmail.com) my contact no is 03034798678 plz sir help us we will remain thankful to you

  • Javaid Butt

    His excellency Chief Justice of Pakistan. Assalamoalaikum WTWT. I am in Canada and hundred of thousand of pakistan who are in abroad wants to cast their votes in july 2018, but the Chairman NADRA is not ready to allow abroad Pakistanis. As he has appointed by Nawaz Sharif Is big money laundred and killer of many pakistanis. Chairman NADRA is helping Nawaz in corruption. Kindly fire him all Nawaz Sharif appointed persons who are making fraud in elections. Thanks.

  • Mohammad Younis

    No body helps in Pakistan of Overseas Pakistanis, I am trying to contact since December 2017 with HRC, Dir. HRC, FIA, OPF, Supreme Court, Islamabad. But unfortunately No Response at ALL.

  • Mohammad Younis

    I HAVE FILLED THE REQUIRED FORM, FILLED, ATTACHED DOCUMENTS ETC….. WITH FULL DETAILS AND SEND TO EVERY BODY IN ISLAMABAD SPECIALLY HRC, DIR.HRC, FIA, OPF, SUPREME COURT, NO RESPONSE AT ALL. NO JUSTICE, NO BODY LISTEN TO OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS, SOME BODY LOOTED, FORGED MY PROPERTY IN ISLAMABAD. NO BODY CARE.

  • aisha zaib ali

    dear sir ,my name is aisha zaib ali. i need your help , my complain is against saeeda mandviwala w/o berister mehmood mandviwala ,owner of toni and guy salon karachi , please contect me as soon as possible becx they people are bahaving like a GOD please help us we are leabor we want your suport sir ,