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China Silk Road Group Limited shows keen interest in PM housing project

China Silk Road Group Limited shows keen interest in PM housing project

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of China Silk Road Group Limited Yan Lijin called on Prime Minister Khan and showed a keen interest in the PM’s low-cost housing project.

Finance Minister Asad Umar, Housing Minister Tariq Bashir Cheema, Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtiyar, Housing Secretary Dr Imran Zeb were also present during the meeting.

The company offered affordable solution for construction of low-cost houses by setting up a plant for pre-fabricated housing structures in Pakistan.

During the meeting, the prime minister highlighted his government’s various initiatives to improve ‘Ease of Doing Business’ and providing the foreign investors an enabling environment to undertake profitable business ventures in Pakistan. SCBA calls for making process for appointment of superior court judges more transparent

Meanwhile, a delegation of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and urged him to make procedure for the appointment of superior court judges more transparent.

The SCBA delegation, led by the association’s president, Amanullah Kanrani, and comprising its executive members from four provinces called on Khan at Prime Minister Office.

According to PMO, the delegation requested the prime minister to appoint judges of superior courts on the basis of competence and transparency so that experienced and capable lawyers got an opportunity to serve on those important posts.

The SCBA president lauded the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan as well as his government’s reforms agenda. Members of the delegation also lauded the leadership role played by the prime minster during the recent standoff with India. Kanrani apprised Khan of the problems being faced by the lawyers’ community.

Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Khan said strong bar associations were not only important for a strong judiciary but also played an important role for democratic institutions and good governance in the country.

He said lawyers played an important role in making the country’s justice system effective and ensuring the provision of justice to the common man.

On the SCBA’s request, the prime minister announced the provision of Sehat-e- Insaf Card for the members of the bar, particularly senior lawyers.