Saturday, January 17, 2009

Justice Iftikhar accorded warm welcome in Karachi

Deposed Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry arrived in Karachi on Saturday. Upon arrival at the Karachi airport, the deposed chief Justice was accorded a warm welcome by lawyers and workers of various political parties.

Security was beefed up in and around the airport building and the government has provided him with a bulletproof vehicle. The caravan of Justice Iftikhar will reach Karachi Bar where he will administer the oath taking of newly elected members of the Bar. The deposed CJ will also address a dinner reception being given in his honour by the Karachi Bar.

Justice Iftikhar is accompanied by former president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan and other lawyers.