Islamabad -Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, judge of the Supreme Court, on Saturday urged the young judicial officers to take maximum benefit from modern technology and use it for the betterment of public.

The honourable judge expressed these views during the certificate awarding ceremony on the conclusion of one-week orientation course on “Criminal Trial and Appreciation of Evidence” for civil judges-cum-judicial magistrates from all over Pakistan, including Azad Jammu and Kashmir here in the Federal Judicial Academy.

About the advantages of modern technology in the administration of justice, he said, “Modern technology and techniques have made your working easy. Gone are the days when judicial officers used to sit in the libraries and refer various books for judgment-writing.” He said that nowadays modern technology and devices such as computer and internet had made everything easy for the judicial officers. “They have just to visit and explore the requisite legal and law websites and gather the required knowledge and information for the purpose. In order to have a successful future, you have to try to take maximum benefit from it. Increase your knowledge and apply it impartially for service to humanity,” he added

 Regarding the establishment of academies at the federal and provincial level, he said, “You are lucky enough because you people have joined the judicial career at such a juncture when we have academies at the federal and provincial level to groom young judicial officers.” He asked the judicial officers to apply this knowledge and skills for easy and speedy justice to the litigant public.

 Advising the young judicial officers, he said, “For a successful and competent judge it is necessary to be self- contented and lead a simple life.” “Judiciary, which is an important organ of the state, has gained the confidence of public and now all of us have to strive to maintain it. I am confident that in your career growth many of you will become the judges of superior courts in the future and will hold the reins of judiciary and try to overcome the deficiencies,” he added.

Earlier, DG of the Academy presented his welcome speech and an overview of the training course.

 Spokesman of the Academy, Hashim Abro said that honorable chief guest gave away certificates to the twenty one Civil Judges/Judicial Magistrates including two female judges in the ceremony.