President Mohammed Shahabuddin on Tuesday urged Bangladesh Bar Council to ensure transparency and accountability in their work.
The President made the call when a 12-member delegation of the Bangladesh Bar Council, led by its Chairman Abu Mohammad Amin Uddin, paid a courtesy call on him at Bangabhaban.
President’s press secretary Md Joynal Abedin briefed the reporters after the meeting.
The president suggested that the statutory body ensures that only qualified and talented people can be-come members of the Bangladesh Bar Council as this would benefit the country’s Judiciary.
Mentioning the Bar Council as the ‘Lawyers Parliament’, the president assured the lawyers of providing all necessary cooperation for the development of this body.
Calling Lawyers as conscious citizens of the society, he said justice can be ensured only through the co-ordination of the Bar and the Bench.”
He also urged the lawyers to extend optimum cooperation to ensure justice for the people of the country.
During the meeting, the delegation apprised the president of the overall activities and future plans of the Bangladesh Bar Council.
The lawyers gratefully recalled the cooperation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as well as the incum-bent government in the development of the Bar Council.
The delegation also expressed gratitude to the government for providing necessary support for lawyers at the tough time of Covid-19 pandemic.
Secretaries concerned to the Bangabhaban were present during the meeting.