Thursday, December 22, 2005

Golden jubilee of NBA

Kathmandu Dec 22-The Nepal Bar Association (NBA), an umbrella organisation of legal professionals, is celebrating its golden jubilee with much fanfare.

NBA was established in December 21st 1956. Presently, more than 10,000 lawyers are organized under 82 bar units all over the country.

NBA has been fighting for an independent and impartial judiciary at a time when the country is passing through a difficult situation and been in forefront to protect the rule of law, sovereignty of the people and their fundamental rights.

On the eve of golden jubilee, the NBA organized a reception at Birendra International Convention Centre on Wednesday.

Chief Justice, officials of the constitutional bodies, leaders and cadres of political parties, officials of the diplomatic missions and journalists were present on the occasion.

However other government officials were not present on the occasion.

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