Chief Justice LHC Justice Mansoor Ali Shah while addressing judicial officers of all districts of Punjab here at Punjab Judicial Academy in a ceremony of launching of Court and Case Management Plan on Sunday, the CJ observed that bench and bar are essential for each other but they have to work in their prescribed jurisdictions.
Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali, Justice Muhammad Anwar-ul-Haq, Registrar Syed Khursheed Anwar Rizvi, Director General District Judiciary Muhammad Akmal Khan, Director General Punjab Judicial Academy and District & Sessions Judges of the entire province also attended the ceremony.
In his address, Justice Mansoor said the court and case management at every district level would help in addressing issues faced by the judicial officers, complainants and the lawyers.
He said following the idea of a senior judge in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, 34 model criminal courts have been established in seven districts which have completed 3,704 trials within the six months.
With the consultation of Chief Justice of Supreme Court, he said, 32 civil courts have also been established in four districts of Punjab in which around 9,000 trials have been completed in three months.