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Punjab CM announces to enhance lawyers’ welfare grant up to Rs1 billion

Punjab CM announces to enhance lawyers’ welfare grant up to Rs1 billion
June 15, 2024 Web Desk

LAHORE (92 News)Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif met a delegation of Apex Bodies of Bar Councils on Saturday.

Federal Minister for Law Azam Nazir Tarar and Ahsan Bhoon were also present. The CM announced to increase a grant for the well-being of lawyers up to Rs one billion. She also announced plans to establish a specific hall for the women lawyers and a daycare centre in the Bar Councils. On being informed about the murder of two lawyers in Attock, she expressed her deep sense of sorrow, grief and also condoled with the office-bearers of the bar councils over the occurrence of tragic murder of two lawyers.

The CM accepted the invitation to visit Punjab Bar Council and also expressed her willingness to undertake a visit on the invitations extended by the Presidents of Bahawalpur and Multan Bar Councils.

The chief minister awarded cheques of grant worth Rs 50 million to the Punjab Bar Council and Rs 10 million for Bahawalpur and Multan High Court Bar Councils. It was agreed to restore treatment facilities for the lawyers’ community in the government hospitals.