LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said, “The politicians made mistakes, the establishment has made mistakes and the judiciary also has made huge mistakes.”
PPP chairman was addressing to the Lahore High Court Bar Association on Monday, he paid tribute to the LHBA, the lawyers, the media and the people for the democratic struggle.
In his speech he commented on provision of speedy and inexpensive justice, regulating the use of suo moto powers, legislation to prevent misuse of blasphemy law and on procedure for the appointment of judges.
He said that during 2010-13 the Judicial Commission (JC) made 126 nominations of judges in the Supreme Court and the five high courts while Parliamentary Committee (PC) disagreed with only 8 appointments. However, the Court overturned all the decisions of the Parliamentary Committee.
On the implementation of National Action Plan (NAP) , Bilawal said, “it followed the agenda of Noon League and not the national agenda. Banned organizations continue to function under other names. “