CJP leaves for UK to raise dam funds

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CJP leaves for UK to raise dam funds

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar is scheduled to leave for the United Kingdom (UK) for a nine-day trip to raise funds for the Diamer-Bhasha dam.

During the visit, CJP Nisar would attend three fundraising events in London that include galas at the Gray Inn Hall on November 21, another one organized by the Centre for Policy Dimensions at the Royal Nawaab restaurant on November 22 and the Intercontinental London on November 25.

According to details, CJP Justice Nisar would also be attending a fundraising event in Manchester on November 23.While on his visit, the CJP would go to the British Parliament to address Muslim members of parliament and would attend another ceremony at the UK Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on November 25.

Meetings with legal adviser Dr Tariq Mehmood and boxer Amir Khan are also on the top judge’s schedule. CJP Nisar would also be attending his son NajamSaqib’s graduation ceremony during the trip. Supreme Court judge Justice Gulzar Ahmed will be acting chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) in Justice Nisar’s nine day absence. 

APP