SC order to issue licence to Geo Super widely hailed -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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SC order to issue licence to Geo Super widely hailed

Rahat Munir

RAWALPINDI: Civil society, lawyers and traders of the city welcomed the judgement of Supreme Court on Monday to issue a licence to Geo Super. They said that in the long last victory has gone to the right side.

“Supreme Court has passed the verdict which was the voice of the people of Pakistan. The independent judiciary has issued ruling according to public wishes. The apex court is trying to put the country on the track of rule of law and on this the masses stand with it.

“These views were expressed by Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, President High Court Bar Rawalpindi, Malik Jawad Kahlid President District Bar Rawalpindi, Zafar Mehmood Mughal Chairman Executive Committee of Punjab Bar Council, Member Punjab Bar Council Malik Ghulam Mustafa Kandwal, President Central Anjuman-e-Tajran Rawalpindi Malik Shahid Ghafoor Paracha, Secretary General Zulfiqar Khowat, Spokesman Ghulam Qadir Mir, President Anjuman-e-Tajran Charah Road Chaudhry Qaisar Iqbal, President Anjuman-e-Tajran Cantt Rawalpindi Sheikh Hafeez, General Secretary Zafar Qadri, Chief Organiser Nope Union of Pakistan Post Younis Qureshi, President Anjuman-e-Tajran Banni Chowk Rawalpindi Sajid Shah and President Civil Society Azhar Mir.

They said the Supreme Court has won the hearts of sports lovers by issuing licence order to Geo Super. They paid rich tributes to the struggle of the organisers of the Jang Group and Geo Television Network for the licence. They said that it is necessary for all the officials to implement the Supreme Court order. They said at last the sports lovers got the victory and all claims of Pemra have proved wrong and fake.

A wave of happiness swept through the city and sports fans rejoiced and said that the voice of right has been answered with the decision of Supreme Court. They said that Pemra and Zardari government had forcibly suppressed the rights of Geo Super. They further said that Geo Television Network was a popular network among the public and they paid salute the Supreme Court that passed the judgement in favour of the masses.
Source: The News
Date:6/7/2011