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Pakistan and Turkey share judicial experience to improve the system
Group photo of Pakistan delegation at Turkish Judicial Academy

Pakistan and Turkey share judicial experience to improve the system

A high-level delegation comprising members of high judiciary from Pakistan is visiting Turkey at the invitation of the Justice Academy of Turkey

ANKARA (Turkey) – Judicial experts of Pakistan and Turkey, held a meeting in Ankara, to share each other’s experiences and improve the judicial system by collaboration in the field of judicial training.

A high- level delegation comprising members of high judiciary from Pakistan is visiting Turkey from 15-20 May 2016 at the invitation of the Justice Academy of Turkey. 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.

Ambassador of Pakistan presenting a memento of Chif Justice of Federal Shariat Court

Ambassador of Pakistan presenting a memento of Chif Justice of Federal Shariat Court

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 Yılmaz Akçıl. 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 the meetings, the delegation also informed 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.

Pakistan and Turkey reaffirmed the resolve to further deepen mutual collaboration, including through regular exchange of information, high-level visits, and organizing training activities. The delegation discussed different matters relating to Pakistan-Turkey cooperation.

Ambassador of Pakistan presenting a book to Vice President of Turkish Judicial Academy while Chief Justice of Federal Shariat Court looks on

Ambassador of Pakistan presenting a book to Vice President of Turkish Judicial Academy while Chief Justice of Federal Shariat Court looks on

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