SC makes history by hearing cases via videolink connectivity

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Supreme Court of Pakistan has started hearing of cases through e-Court system. It is for the first time in judicial history of Pakistan that cases in the Supreme Court of Pakistan are heard through videolink connectivity.

Today, a three member bench headed by the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa and comprising Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sardar Tariq Masood and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel formally initiated the proceedings of cases through e-Court system at Principal seat Islamabad and Supreme Court Branch Registry Karachi.

The Advocate of Karachi whose cases were fixed for hearing at Supreme Court Branch Registry Karachi argued their cases through videolink and the Hon’ble Bench at Principal Seat Islamabad heard and decided the cases.

The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa while hearing first case through the technology remarked that a big milestone has been achieved in the Judicial history of Pakistan that case are been heard through latest technology.

The facility will benefit lawyers and litigants to save them time and money. His lordships also extended his thanks to IT Committee of Supreme Court headed by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mushir Alam and comprising Hon’ble Mr. Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and other stakeholders including NADRA team for their untiring efforts that made this project successful.

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