KARACHI: A meeting was recently held by the Sindh Bar Council (SBC) and the Karachi Bar Council (KBC) at the SBC Conference Hall. A delegation of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) led by Dr S M Qaisar Sajjad, Secretary-General PMA participated in the meeting organized at the SBC Conference Hall. Delegations representing the Young Doctors Association (YDA) and the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Sindh were also present on occasion. Azam Khan, Senior Bar Council leader, Zia ul Haq Makhdoom, Chairman, Chief Executive Committee, Sindh Bar Council, Naeem Qureshi, President, Sindh High Court Bar Association, Haseeb Jamali, President, Karachi Bar Association & Member Sindh Bar Council, Aamir Saleem, General-Secretary, High Court Bar Association and others welcomed the doctors’ delegations.
On this occasion, lawyers expressed their deep sorrow and grief on the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) incident and demanded judicial inquiry on the PIC tragedy.
Dr Qaisar Sajjad appreciated the goodwill gesture of the lawyers and strongly condemned the attack on the PIC. He said that the PIC incident happened due to negligence on the part of the Punjab government and no such incident had ever been witnessed in the history of Pakistan.
He suggested the constitution of a coordination committee to resolve issues between lawyers and doctors. No conspiracy to divide lawyers and doctors will be successful in the future, he said.
The event concluded with Dr S M Qasiar Sajjad inviting the lawyers to visit the PMA House, the offer that the lawyers accepted.