APP48-14 ISLAMABAD: June 14 - Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk chairing a briefing on the performance of Law & Justice Division at PM office. APP

ISLAMABAD, Jun 14 (APP):Prime Minister Justice (R) Nasir-ul-Mulk Thursday said that the present day socio-economic
challenges and the need for ensuring good governance, necessitate revamping of the legal
arm of the government.
Such revamping would enable the Law Division to perform its mandated functions in a
more effective manner, he added.
The Prime Minister made this observation during a briefing he chaired on the performance
of Law and Justice Division here at PM Office.
He directed that a comprehensive plan for this purpose be drawn which will assist the
incoming democratic government in revamping the Ministry.
Minister for Law Syed Ali Zafar, Secretary to Prime Minister Suhail Aamir, Additional
Secretary Law Division Muhammad Khashih-ur-Rehman and senior officials attended the
The Prime Minister was given a detailed briefing on various functions and the
performance of the Division with regard to rendering of legal advices to various
government departments/divisions, interpretation of laws, drafting, scrutiny and
vetting of legislation and other legal matters.