Special security arrangements in Supreme Court Building on 1st November

Islamabad, October 29, 2016 (PPI-OT): A five member larger bench headed by Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will resume the hearing of the Constitution Petitions No.26,28–30/2016 (regarding Panama Papers) on 01.11.2016 (Thursday). For proper Court decorum and smooth functioning of the Supreme Court, following special security measures have been taken to beef up the security on Thursday the 01st November, 2016 in the premises of Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad.

1. In view of the limited seating capacity in the Court Room No. 1, the entry will be regulated through special security passes to be issued by Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad. Only the petitioners/respondents whose cases are fixed in Court will be allowed to enter in Supreme Court premises. However, advocates and journalists who regularly come for Supreme Court proceedings will be exempted from passes.

2. With regard to general public who want to witness the proceedings of the case on 01.11.2016 in Court Room No.1 may contact SP (Security) Supreme Court Building for security passes.

3. Entry into Court building will be allowed after checking/frisking and searching of bags/purses etc. No Cell phone is allowed to be carried inside the Courtroom.

We expect all concerned to follow the instructions and cooperate with the security staff on duty in the Court premises. The security personnel have also been directed to deal with the visitors with utmost courtesy.

For more information, contact:
Shahid Hussain Kamboyo
Public Relations Officer
Supreme Court of Pakistan
Tel: +92 51 9204184, 9220581
Fax: +92 51 9213452
Email: mail@supremecourt.gov.pk