A function was hosted by the District Bar Association Hafizabad in the honour of newly posted Senior Civil Judge Samina Hayat here on Wednesday.

It was attended among others by additional district & sessions judges Shahzada Masood Sadiq and Anwaarul Haq, civil judges Nuzhat Jabeen, Nadia Yaqoob, Naveed Akhtar Loaan, Ilyas Saleem, DCO Muhammad Usman, DPO Shaker Hussain Dawar.

Addressing the function, District and Sessions Judge Anwaar Ahmad Khan has stressed a need for cordial relations between the bar and the bench so as to ensure the provision of speedy justice. The D&SJ called upon the bar and members to play their vital role in creating unity among all the segments of the society to contain terrorism and to maintain law and order. He further said that relations between bar and bench always remain cordial and it should be maintained for the benefit of the general public.

The DCO said that the administration and the law enforcers had made a comprehensive plan to wipe out terrorism and extremism. He urged the lawyers to play their role in maintaining unity for meeting the new challenge.

The DPO urged the participants to promote positive thinking to resolve the national problems. The newly posted senior civil judge thanked the DBA president and secretary general for hosting the ceremony in her honour and pledged to cooperate with the bar for providing justice.

The DBA office-bearers assured the judiciary and the administration that the lawyers fraternity would play its pivotal role in creating unity among all segments of the society in order to face the the challenges of terrorism and extremism.