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Wednesday Nov 21 2018

CJ Nisar arrives in London for Diamer-Bhasha dam funding


LONDON: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar arrived in London on a week-long trip from today.

The chief justice was welcomed by Prime Minister Imran Khan's special assistant Anil Musarrat, Additional Advocate General and a few other government functionaries at the Heathrow Airport.  

The chief justice will meet the representatives of Pakistani community-based in the United Kingdom during his trip, and will also attend the graduation ceremony of his son, Najam Saqib. 

The chief justice will speak in a fund-raising event for Diamer-Bhasha dam organised by lawyers, and a number of charity organisations at a hotel in central London tomorrow (Thursday). 

As per a schedule of the CJP's fund-raising trip, he will depart for Britain today and will attend an event at Lincoln’s Inn in London on November 21.

Further, on November 23, the top judge will attend a fund-raising dinner in Manchester organised by Aneel Musarrat. On the same day, Geo News International will start a live telethon from Manchester for the construction of the dams.

A post released by a group, Imran Khan Lovers UK and Europe, said that it will be holding an event on the evening of November 25 to raise funds for the construction of dams.

Meanwhile, on November 26, the chief justice is scheduled to attend a ceremony of the World Congress and Overseas Pakistanis. Justice Nisar will meet community members at the event.

UK Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industries is also scheduled to host a fund-raising event during the CJP’s visit.