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PR No.118
BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER CALLS ON THE LAW MINISTER BARRISTER DR. MUHAMMAD FAROGH NASEEM
Islamabad: October 13, 2021

British High Commissioner Dr. Christian Turner and his team called on Federal Minister for Law and Justice, Barrister Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem at the Law Ministry. Several issues related to mutual and legal cooperation were discussed between Law Minister and the British diplomat. Dr. Christian Turner commended the efforts and dedication of the Law Minister for working tirelessly on crucial legislation in Pakistan. Mr. Simon Valley of the British High Commission acknowledged that the criminal reforms being undertaken by the Law Minister were very substantive and no legislation earlier made in Pakistan was as extensive and reformative. The British team was of the view that if properly implemented the criminal reforms undertaken by Dr. Farogh Naseem would completely overhaul the Pakistani legal system pertaining to criminal law. Dr. Farogh Naseem said the Law Ministry is working with all the stakeholders and providing support and legal advice in case legislation is required to be drafted for overhauling of justice system in Pakistan. He further said that the Law Ministry receives nearly 100 to 150 references each day and in these 3 years the Law Ministry has disposed off over one hundred thousand cases. Parliamentary Secretary for Law and Justice, Barrister Maleeka Ali Bokhari was also present during the meeting.

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