Governor Punjab offers words of advice to junior lawyers

Announces Rs1 million grant for the Multan District Bar Association

March 04, 2018
Governor Punjab Muhammad Rafique Rajwana. PHOTO: APP

MULTAN: Junior lawyers must respect their seniors and remain loyal to the aims and objectives of this profession, said Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafique Rajwana.

He was speaking at the Multan’s District Bar Association.

The profession of law is a difficult one and there is no shortcut to success, he said. “You are considered as representatives of society; they look to you for guidance and respect your opinion. It is your duty to provide the people with guidance and support.”

Rajwana also extended his support for the Multan District Bar.

He called it his home and expressed gratitude at the respect he receives every time he visits. This profession is my first institution for learning, he added.

He also dropped words of advice to the junior lawyers present, stating that they should give up their seats for their seniors.

He also laid emphasis on the provision of basic facilities at the judicial complex.

The governor also announced a grant worth Rs1 million to help solve the problems faced by the Multan District Bar.

President Multan District Bar Association Malik Mehboob Sandaila welcomed the governor on his arrival. He said that lawyers have great expectations of Rajwana.

He urged the governor to extend his support regarding the committees established at the district bar. Lawyers also shared their problems with the governor.

General Secretary Multan Bar Association Malik Javaid Iqbal, Khaleel Ahmad Samar and other lawyers were also present on this occasion.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 4th, 2018.