Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has underscored the need for proper coordination among three state organs to ensure justice and development.
“We expect an atmosphere where the state’s three organs won’t interfere the activities of others to maintain peace as well to ensure justice and development,” the Prime Minister said inaugurating National Judicial Conference-2019 in Dhaka.
The Supreme Court arranged the conference at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC). The theme of this year’s conference is “Justice for Peace and Development”.
Hasina said the organs – executive, judiciary and legislature – are inevitable and will run by their native laws. “So, proper coordination is necessary among them to ensure justice, peace and overall development.”
“No question can be raised in the court about the activities of the President in accordance with the articles 51 (1) and 55 (5) of the Constitution. But, sometimes, orders are seen giving on the issues under the jurisdiction of the President,” she said.
The president has formulated Warrant of Precedence and he has the only authority to change it, adding he (President) has also formulated the rules of business..
The premier hoped that the judges will work for ensuring the rule of law and justice as well with utilising their talents and creativity.
She also asked the law minister to take prompt measures to establish the first ever law university in Bangladesh likewise other countries upon a proposal given by the Chief Justice.
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq spoke at the function presided over Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain. Secretary of Law and Justice Division Md. Golam Sarwar, Supreme Court Registrar Md Ali Akbar, and Senior Session Judge of Munshignaj Hosne Ara spoke at the function.
Judges from the Appellate and High Court Divisions of the Supreme Court and lower courts across the country attended it.