The guest speaker for our Regular weekly meeting of Monday 18th January, 1 pm at the Pearl Continental Hotel was Chief Justice (R) Nasir Aslam Zahid.
He enrolled as an advocate of the Sindh High Court in 1957 and of the Supreme Court in 1962 and was elevated to the Bench of the Sindh High Court as an Additional Judge in 1980, and in 1983 was made a permanent judge.
The Honorable Justice (R) Nasir Aslam Zahid Barrister-at-Law, is one of the most respected names of Pakistani judiciary and trusted citizen of Pakistan. Son of the first Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Zahid Hussain.
Nasir Aslam Zahid has remained the Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court and then a judge of the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan and Supreme Court of Pakistan.
He gained more honor and respect when he resigned from the Supreme Court of Pakistan instead of taking oath of the office according to Gen. Pervez Musharraf’s Provisional Constitutional Order.
His topic was “Access to Justice for a Common Man”.