MULTAN: (APP) Former chairman Senate Farooq H Naek has said that lawyers had always played a significant role for the promotion of democracy.
Naek claimed that he had protected rights of legislatures to the best of his ability during his tenure as Senate Chairman.
He said that he was contesting election for presidentship of Supreme Bar Association and assured that he would protect lawyers ' rights after winning the election.
Naek dispelled the impression of becoming representative of any particular party, saying his identity had been preserved only through black coat.
Supreme Court Bar Association former president Yaseen Azad, former vice president Pakistan Bar Council Mirza Aziz Baig, former Additional Attorney General of Pakistan Habibullah Shakir also addressed the reception.