CJP Khosa approves 57 new model courts

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa has approved 57 new model courts to operate across the country.

It was learnt that the 40 model courts will operate in Punjab, 16 in Sindh, and one will be in Balochistan.

The model courts will start working from June 24.

For the training of judges working at the new model courts, a workshop will be held at the Federal Judicial Academy on June 19 in Islamabad.

The CJP will address the training session to be held for judges.

In May, for the first time in the history of the country, the Supreme Court of Pakistan began hearing cases through video link.

Initially, the e-court system was available at SC Islamabad and Karachi registry. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa remarked that the e-court system would be instrumental in dispensing swift justice at a low cost.