ISLAMABAD: Chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chauhdhry termed the curb on judiciary in 2007 as an unprecedented setback.
Addressing the national judicial conference in Islamabad the Chief Justice said that an independent judicial system is crucial for democracy. He cited lack of court rooms and judicial staff as a reason for delay in the disposal of cases.
Iftikhar Muhammad further stated that judiciary plays a pivotal role in providing justice to the masses adding that article 2-A guarantees the independence of the judiciary.
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