(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President SAARCLAW, Mr. Mehmood Y. Mandviwalla, a prominent lawyer of Pakistan, called on Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan, Dr. Sarfraz Ahmed Khan Sipra, today at the High Commission.
Mr. Mandviwalla briefed Dr. Sipra about the 25th Anniversary of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation in Law and invited him to attend the 14th SAARCLAW and 11th SAARC Chief Justices Conference to be held in Colombo.
The Acting High Commissioner accepted the invitation with gratitude and briefed Mr. Mandviwalla about the overall cordial and friendly bilateral relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Dr. Sipra stated that it is a matter of honour and pleasure for us that the ongoing conference is being held under the stewardship of a prominent Pakistani lawyer.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Hon. Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and Hon. Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa of Supreme Court of Pakistan are also coming to Sri Lanka to participate in SAARC Law Conference and 25th Anniversary celebrations of its foundation.
The SAARCLAW was established in Colombo on 24th October 1991, with 175 members of the legal community including judges, legal practitioners and academics of SAARC countries. In July 1994, SAARCLAW was accorded the status of a recognized Regional Apex Body of SAARC.