South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation in Law, (SAARCLAW), SAARC apex body, has successfully concluded Regional Seminar on Arbitration in SAARC Region- Successes and Failures and a Memorial Lecture on Late Hon'ble Mr. Justice Nasim Hasan Shah organized on 28 January 2017 at Hotel Marriott in Karachi, Pakistan on the occasion of 25th Anniversary of SAARCLAW.
The program was inaugurated by Hon'ble Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Chief Justice of Pakistan. The Conference commenced with the Justice Nasim Hasan Shah Memorial Lecture and concluded with discussing the Arbitration Successes and Failures in the SAARC Region. The event was also addressed by the Hon'ble Mr. Justice K. Sripavan, Chief Justice of Sri Lanka and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan. Mr. K. K. Venugopal, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India was the keynote speaker and presented paper on “Poverty - An Alarming violation of Human Rights.”
Myself , Mehmood Y. Mandviwalla, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan and President SAARCLAW highlighted the successes of SAARCLAW in the region. He emphasized on the role of legal fraternity of the region and the cooperation with each other in the last 25 years under the roof of SAARCLAW.
The program was attended by judges, senior lawyers, legal academics, law students and legal fraternity from South Asia.