The Chief Justice of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Supreme Court Mohammad Azam Khan says judiciary is making efforts for supremacy of the constitution, good governance, rule of law and administration of justice to the people.

He was addressing the judges and lawyers after the oath ceremony of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Supreme Court Bar Association in Mirpur on Saturday.

He said judges would be appointed purely on merit to provide justice to the people.

He said we had made a policy to clear the backlog first and no case older than 2011 is pending with us.

The Chief Justice said we demanded funds from the federal government for improving infrastructure of the judiciary in Azad Kashmir.

The Chief Justice Azad Kashmir High Court, Ghulam Mustafa Mughal, says good relations between bar and bench are necessary for deliverance of speedy and inexpensive justice to the people.

He said we are making full efforts to facilitate the lawyers and making arrangement for their training.

The Vice Chairman of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Bar Council Raja Khalid Mahmood said Joint Coordination Council has been made with Gilgit Baltistan Bar Council to enhance cooperation between the legal fraternities of the two regions.

He said in their fight for the rights of people of Gilgit Baltistan we are with them.

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