CJP directs WAPDA to exempt hospitals from loadshedding

CJP directs WAPDA to exempt hospitals from loadshedding

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of excessive and unscheduled load shedding in hospitals, directing WAPDA to exempt hospitals from load shedding.

He issued the directives during his visit to government hospital Sukkur, Chandka Medical College Hospital Larkana and Sheikh Zayed Women's Hospital, Larkana, where he met patients and heard their complaints.

He directed provincial Chief and Health Secretaries to submit a detailed report on deficiencies and demands at the level of tertiary care hospitals and District Headquarters Hospitals in the province by next Monday.

Earlier, speaking during his visit to District Courts Larakana today (Saturday), the Chief Justice took stock of overall performance of district judiciary and prosecution services.

He directed judges at district courts to decide cases expeditiously in accordance with law to ensure speedy justice to people.  

Mian Saqib Nisar asked Chief Justice of Sindh High Court and Registrar to take action against delinquents and incompetent judges in accordance with law.

He also visited judicial lockup and heard complaints and issues of under trial prisoners.

Later, speaking at a gathering of Advocates in Larkana, Chief Justice said the main purpose of judicial system is to provide Justice. He said protection of Human Rights is our foremost priority.  

Mian Saqib Nisar said criticism could be made on the reasoning of decisions but not against judges.

He regretted that burden of high profile political litigation in the Supreme Court and High Court have been delaying justice in cases of general public.     

During his visit to District Courts, Larkana some people complained to him that their relatives are missing and their whereabouts are still unknown.

Taking cognizance of the issue, the Chief Justice summoned the DG Rangers Sindh, provincial Inspector General Police, and provincial heads of IB, ISI and MI at Supreme Court Karachi Registry tomorrow.

CJP visits shrine of Hazrat Qalander Lal Shahbaz in Sehwan Sharif

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar paid visit at the shrine of Hazrat Qalander Lal Shahbaz in Sehwan Sharif this evening (Saturday).

On the occasion, he laid floral wreath and offered Fateha at the tomb.

On his way to Hyderabad, he met the protestors of SRP employees and assured that they would be provided justice.