CJP, Turkish President reaffirm commitment to further strengthen relation of love, friendship

Dunya News

Erdogan welcomed the Chief Justice to the city of Maulana Rumi.

KONYA (Dunya News) - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has called on President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Konya and highlighted the special love and affection between the people of Pakistan and Turkey.

President Erdogan also expressed his warm sentiments for the people of Pakistan and welcomed the Chief Justice to the city of Maulana Rumi.

The Chief Justice later participated in the “Shab-i-Arus” held in Konya to commemorate the 745th death anniversary of the great Sufi saint and philosopher, Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, and witnessed the “Sema”ceremony as part of the commemorative events.

The Chief Justice of Pakistan is currently on an official visit to Turkey at the invitation of the President of the Constitutional Court of Turkey.

Earlier, the Chief Justice held a meeting with President of the Turkish Constitutional Court Prof. Dr. Zuhtu Arslan in Ankara.

During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on legal and judicial matters of mutual interest.

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar briefed his Turkish counterpart on the working of the judicial system of Pakistan and also outlined the initiatives taken by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in furtherance of fundamental rights of the people of Pakistan.

The Chief Justice briefed Prof. Dr. Arslan regarding his initiatives for water management, population control, provision of health facilities, besides ensuring justice and rule of law.

Both sides agreed to further strengthen institutional collaborations between the highest courts of the two countries.