PbBC reserves Rs 10 mln for lawyers affected by coronavirus

LAHORE: The Punjab Bar Council (PbBC) has reserved Rs 10 million for support of lawyers affected by coronavirus.

The PbBC has also set-up a 14-member committee who will devise mechanism for distribution of the amount in consultation with other bar members.

The bar has urged lawyers to strictly follow guidelines issued by the government and experts for prevention of coronavirus.

The decisions has been made in an urgent meeting of the PbBC held here on Wednesday. The PbBC Vice Chairman Muhammad Akram Khaksar chaired the meeting whereas chairman executive committee and bar members attended it.