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GB Chief Court launches website
By Our Correspondent | 1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
GILGIT: The official website of the Gilgit Baltistan Chief Court was launched on Thursday which would help the litigants to see record and progress on the cases online.
The judicial record in the region has also been computerized.
The launching ceremony was held in the Chief Court here. It was attended by Chief Judge Sahib Khan, judges of the Chief Court, anti-terrorism court judge Raja Shahbaz Khan, judicial officials, information technology department officials and representatives of the GB bar associations.
Chief Judge Sahib Khan formally inaugurated the website. Addressing the ceremony, he said that the main aim of establishing the IT department and launching the website was provide speedy and easy justice to the poor. He said that litigants and lawyers now would get updates about their cases in the court online.
`People will access information about the pending and under-trial cases, while lists of the cases will be available online a day before the court proceedings,` he said.
Furthermore, if lawyers and litigants could not attend the court proceedings of their cases, they would get the information about their cases on the website.
He said that judgments of the court would also be available online.
The chief judge hoped that the website would help in speedy disposal of cases and people would get justice in time.
IT department`s deputy director Shamil Khan briefed the participants about the website. GB High Court Bar Association president Malik Kifayat lauded the launch of the website by the Chief Court.