RAWALPINDI(INP): The Rawalpindi division chapter of Insaf Lawyers Forum (ILF), a lawyer wing of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has expressed concerns over the recent appointments of non-party based lawyers on the positions of legal advisers and assistant advocate generals made by Government of Punjab in different departments.
According to a statement issued here, a meeting of Insaf Lawyers Forum held at District Bar Association Rawalpindi on Sunday.
The meeting was chaired by Sajjad Akhtar Malik President ILF district Bar Rawalpindi and attended by Gen Secrtry ILF Rawalpindi Syed Sohail Shah Gardezi Adv ,Senior Vice President Rwp Division ILF Zahid Anwar Adv , Dilpazir Butt, Miss Raila Sabuhi, Riaz Hussain Kazmi, Malik Aamir Saleem , Syed Sekhawat Hussain Kazmi ,Asghar Khan adv , Raja Waqar Ilyas, Mumtaz Akhtar Kaiyani, Muhammad Masoos, Nargas Shaheen, Saima Shajie, Noor ul Hassan and others.
The meeting discussed the situation arised after recent appointment of non-ILF lawyers as legal advisers and on different posts and and showed serious concerns on it and demanded resolution of theses concerns.
It was noted in the meeting that recently a legal adviser at Town Municipal Administration (TMA) Gujar Khan had been appointed who was a worker of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz and likewise in appointments of Assistant Advocate Generals in Punjab the lawyers belong to ILF were ignored and few lawyers from PPP and PML-N were also appointed.
“The concern is that how these lawyers can ensure party stance when they follow other parties lines. The different MNAs and MPAs have accommodated them because of their personal affiliation with them.These people will again change their loyalty when the government will change”,said a senior member of ILF.
The meeting decided that the ILF delegation will call on General Secretary and other senior party leadership including adviser to PM Naeem ul Haq to convey the concerns and if they failed to address our reservations then a meeting with PM Imran Khan will be arranged to bring the matter into his knowledge, statement said.