Pakistan, Turkey to share experience in judicial training

Ankara—At the invitation of the Justice Academy of Turkey, a high- level delegation comprising members of high judiciary from Pakistan is visiting Turkey from 15-20 May 2016. The visit is aimed at sharing experiences on judicial systems of the two brotherly countries that will contribute to further promoting mutual cooperation in the field of judicial training.
Led by Chief Justice of the Federal Shariat Court, Justice Riaz Ahmad Khan, the Pakistan delegation includes honourable judges and senior officials of the Federal Shariat Court, Sindh High Court, Balochistan High Court, Islamabad High Court, Federal Judicial Academy, Shariat Academy of International Islamic University, Competition Appellate Tribunal, and Al-Meezan Foundation.
The delegation was apprised of the structure and functioning of Turkish judicial system during a briefing at the Turkish Justice Academy, that was also attended by President of the Academy Mr. Yýlmaz AKÇÝL. The Pakistani delegation also called on the President of the Constitutional Court of Turkey, Mr. Zühtü ARSLAN, besides visiting Ministry of Justice, Court of Cassation, Council of State, and Country Court House in Sincan, Ankara. During these interactions, the delegation also apprised the Turkish hosts about the judicial system in Pakistan and showed keen interest in sharing best practices on both sides.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood also welcomed the visiting delegation and senior members of the Justice Academy of Turkey at the Pakistan House. Matters relating to Pakistan-Turkey cooperation came under discussion. Both sides reaffirmed the resolve to further deepen mutual collaboration, including through regular exchange of information, high-level visits, and organizing training activities.—Agencies

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