ISLAMABAD, Nov 4 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has
a clear vision for upholding the rule of law, and is committed to
implementing his vision of providing speedy justice by using all
means possible.
This was stated by Ashtar Ausaf Ali, the Special Assistant to
the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Law, Justice and Human Rights while
talking to a three-member delegation of the European Parliament led
by MEP Peter Van Dalen which called on him here.
The Government is reforming the procedural laws by
eliminating outdated and unnecessary hindrances, he added.
SAPM, Ashtar Ausaf Ali said, “Not only all laws, statutes and
rules and regulations, but also major judgments of the apex courts
are being translated in Urdu, so that everyone may understand them”.
Furthermore, he said they are being digitalized and made available
online to make them easily accessible.
“Dissemination of laws to all, in easily accessible and
understandable means, is a very crucial element of educating the
citizenry which was unfortunately missing in the past”, he
Ashtar Ali, while expressing the government’s
commitment to adhere to religious norms, values and beliefs, said,
“There is dire need to initiate extensive dialogue on interfaith
harmony and to hold seminars, meetings and roundtable conferences so
that the forces of peace and tolerance may be revived.”
The delegation expressed its appreciation on the reforms that
government is bringing to ensure rule of law and offered their
cooperation in this regard.