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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

No compromise on judiciary issue, says Kurd.

ISLAMABAD: Senior leader of the lawyer’s movement Ali Ahmed Kurd has said that the lawyers community would not make any compromise on the judiciary issue and the House would not be allowed to run if the judges were not restored.

Talking to media after a meeting with deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary, Ali Ahmed Kurd said that the lawyers respect the thirty-day timeframe for the restoration of the judges and do not want any clash with the Government.

Responding to a question, Ali Ahmed Kurd said that the pre November 3 status of the current judges of the Supreme Court would be acceptable for us, adding that the incumbent judges had taken the oath under Provincial Constitutional Order (PCO).

The leader of lawyers’ movement while answering a question said that Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary legally and constitutionally is Chief Justice of the country, adding that the people of Pakistan is with us on the judiciary issue. The lawyers in a delegation would visit the Bar Associations across the country, he added.

Ali Ahmed Kurd announced that Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary would address Rawalpindi Bar in the next week.

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