LHC CJ pays tribute to Christian staff


LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah said on Saturday that judges have to use the scale of justice without any discrimination.

He was addressing a cake cutting ceremony in connection with Christmas at the Lahore High Court. The chief justice wished Merry Christmas to Christian employees on the occasion and said that “minority doesn’t mean they are less Pakistani”. He said the Constitution guaranteed equal rights to minorities.

The CJ said about 100 employees were serving the Lahore High Court and the institution had nothing to do with someone’s religion. Christian employees are serving the institution to the best of their abilities.–Staff Reporter

He said that construction of building of the high court like its motifs and columns reflects the architecture adopted by different religions in construction of their buildings. He said that builder of this building was probably of the view that it would be a fountain of justice. He stated that he valued and respected all Christian employees.

The CJ said that Christian employees would enjoy winter and summer vacation like other staff of the high court. He mentioned the name of former Christian judge, Justice AR Cornelius, saying that one block of the high court had been named after him.

Christian employees presented bouquets to the chief justice and judges.


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