Justices of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, led by acting chief justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah, had a meeting with President Abdul Hamid at his official residence Bangabhaban on Sunday.
According to a handout issued by the Press Information Department (PID), the delegation of justices met with the president to apprise him of the overall activities of the Supreme Court.
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At the meeting, the acting chief justice also invited the president to attend the Judicial Conference, scheduled to be December 2, as the chief guest.
He also informed the president that the Supreme Court Day would be observed on January 2, inviting him to attend an event on the occasion as the chief guest.
Speaking with the Supreme Court justices, President Hamid said the judiciary was the last shelter of the people to seek justice. He also hoped that all officials of the judiciary, including the Supreme Court, would perform their duty with fairness and sincerity to ensure justice to people.
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The meeting comes only days before Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha's return to office on November 11.
The last time the president met with a delegation of Appellate Division justices, he handed over documentary evidence on 11 specific and grave allegations against the chief justice to them.