NANKANA SAHIB – A delegation of 104 lawyers from Indian Punjab visited Gurdwara Janamasthan here on Wednesday.

“Democracy with good governance is vital and essential for the betterment, development and prosperity of a country,” said Indian Punjab Bar Council Secretary General Sardar Purtab Singh. “The Supreme Court of Pakistan is making great efforts for the supremacy of the Constitution and rule of law in Pakistan. India is making progress by leaps and bounds due to continuous democratic process in the country,” said Sardar Purtab while talking to the media.  “Chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and his team are striving hard to ensure supremacy of the Constitution and rule of law in Pakistan. He has been recognized and is being respected all over the world,” he said.

He also observed that the judiciary in Pakistan was doing a good job and making wise and sincere decisions for the betterment of Pakistan.  “We have come to Pakistan to reduce distances between both the countries - India and Pakistan - and we have realised and observed great constructive and friendly relations between the masses of the counties after relaxation in visa policies by the neighbouring countries,” he said. He also thanked the rulers of the countries for relaxing visa policies which helped minimise differences and led to good friendly relations. The members of the delegation performed their religious rituals at Gurdwara Janamasthan. The Nankana Bar hosted a luncheon their honour. Furthermore, the Nankana bar also awarded honorary memberships to the Indian lawyers whereas the Indian Haryana Bar Council extended their invitation to the Pakistani lawyers to India.

GIRL RAPED: A girl student of seventh class was raped by two vagabond of her village. Sana, a resident of village Tarangan in the jurisdiction of Shah Kot police, was going to her home from school when Waseem and his unidentified companion took her forcibly to their home and raped her and fled away leaving her in miserable situation.

TRANSFERS: Thirty five policemen have been transferred by the newly appointed DPO. According to information, DPO Ghulam Mubashar Maikin ordered the transfer of 35 police employees in Nankana, Sangla Hill and Barah Gher circles including three sub-inspector, 2 ASI, 4 head constables and 26 constables.