Chief Justice of Pak SC to attend Law Conference in India

Chief Justice of Pakistan`s Supreme Court Iftikhar Chaudhry will travel to India to attend the Commonwealth Law Conference.

Last Updated: Feb 03, 2011, 21:25 PM IST

Islamabad: Chief Justice of Pakistan`s
Supreme Court Iftikhar Chaudhry will travel to India to attend
the Commonwealth Law Conference being held at Hyderabad from
February 5.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be the chief guest at
the inaugural ceremony of the conference.
The meet will be addressed by the Chief Justices and
judges of Commonwealth countries.

Besides the Chief Justice, Pakistan will be represented
by a large number of advocates from across the country.

Chaudhry has been especially invited to give a key note
address on the issue of "Emerging economies and the rule of
law: Challenges and Opportunities".

It is expected that the Chief Justice will speak on the
issue of rule of law, role of judiciary in economic and social
development and good governance, global trade laws and
democracy and rights-based administration in developing
countries like Pakistan.

He is scheduled to meet India`s Chief Justice S H Kapadia
on the sidelines of the meeting.

Chaudhry will also attend a patron Chief Justices meeting
in which top judges of Commonwealth countries will discuss
issues of interest to judiciaries.

The Conference is being organized by the Commonwealth Law
Association and will provide an important opportunity for
judicial luminaries and legal practitioners from across the
Commonwealth to share their experiences and perceptions about
law, an official statement said.

PTI