LAHORE – A capacity-building training course for judicial magistrates concluded at the Punjab Judicial Academy on Saturday.
Addressing the participants of the ceremony, LHC judge Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah highlighted the role of judicial magistrates and stressed the need for channelizing resources for the training and capacity building of judges .  “There are different avenues for training of civil servants and similar opportunities will be made available for judicial officers. The LHC is introducing new ideas for better judgment skills.”
He asked the judges to promote their reading habits and have hands on information technology for improving the quality and quantity of judgments.
The judge pointed out that 98 per cent litigation of the country is in the Punjab . “We need 70 per cent more judges to cope with the situation,” he stressed. Justice Mansoor appreciated the role of Punjab Judicial Academy and vowed to upgrade it as a university where faculty members from the leading universities like Lums will be engaged to deliver lectures for the proper guidance and training of judicial officers.
Justice Mansoor Ali Shah gave away certificates to judicial magistrates Shazia Kausar, Nabial Aamir, Naila Zafar, Ali Akbar, Saif Ullah, Rao Ijaz Ahmad, Afzal Ahmad Hunjra, Muhammad Shahid Zia, Naveed Hussain, Tahir Mehmood Ansar, Abu Bakar Naveed, Muhammad Zulqarnain, Muhammad Umar Khan Fareedy, Syed Ahson Manzoor, Azhar Javed, Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Yasir Rana, Tariq Mehmood, Muhammad Yousaf, Azhar Mahmood, Ejaz Ahmad, Muzaffar Hussain, Muhammad Muneeb Saqib and Muhammad Amir Raza. Registrar Sardar Ahmad Naeem and officers of LHC also attended the ceremony. Punjab Judicial Academy Director General Justice (r) Syed Jamshed Ali and course representative Muhammad Aamir Raza also spoke on the occasion.