"Baba Rahmatay" is he who ensures provision of facilities to masses: CJP

10:42 PM | 9 Mar, 2018
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LAHORE - While hearing the suo motu cases pertaining to various public welfare issues, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Saqib Nisar referred to his Baba Rahmatay remarks, stating that he will explain today why he used this term.

The CJP on Friday remarked that Baba Rahmatay is a person who resolves issued faced by common people and ensures that all the facilities are provided to them.

“I do not care about people criticising me regarding the use of this term,” he added.

Hearing suo moto case against hefty charges for delivering services by medical colleges, Justice Saqib Nisar ordered the audit of medical colleges by an independent chartered firm to inquire about fee structures and charges.

He said that the fees should not be too high as to rob poor students’ pockets. He remarked that the medical education has become a business which is deplorable as it is a life-saving profession.

The chief justice further said that the medical colleges are producing a mediocre lot and the doctors nowadays have no idea how to check something as petty as blood pressure.

The case hearing has been adjourned until March 10.