Federal, provincial law ministers discuss matters of mutual cooperation

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APP54-13 ISLAMABAD: June 13 - Provincial Minister for Law Zia Haider Rizvi called on Federal Minister for Law & Justice Syed Ali Zafar. APP

ISLAMABAD, Jun 13 (APP):Federal Minister for Law and Justice Syed Ali Zafar held a detailed meeting with Provincial Minister for Law, Government of Punjab Zia Haider Rizvi on Wednesday and discussed matters of mutual cooperation and assistance in the coming months leading up to the elections.
The Provincial Law Minister apprised Syed Ali Zafar of various complaints particularly with reference to delays in the disposal of cases and other matters relating to Service Tribunals and Special Courts.
During the course of meeting, the need to evolve a mechanism to monitor the performance of tribunals and courts to ensure speedy disposal of the cases was also discussed. Zia Haider Rizvi suggested that a request may be made to the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court in regards to the appointment of a monitoring judge.
The federal law minister said that special courts and service tribunals needed to function at their optimum and the suggestions of the provincial law minister to improve the delay will be duly considered.
Zia Haider Rizvi also discussed in detail the matter of recent appointments made by the outgoing Government in Punjab. Federal Law Minister observed that Punjab Government may examine the legality of those appointments and if any appointment was found contrary to the law, the provincial government may look into it.