P3A pledges its unwavering support to Tecnology Driven Judicial Reform Initiative
Justice Project Pakistan, with support from the federal republic of Germany, hosted “Technology for Justice Forum (T4JF)” here on Monday. The conference was dedicated to the promotion of technology-based innovations to bring legal reforms in Pakistan and brainstorm on finding ways to further strengthen the legal system of the country through deployment of technological solutions.
Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of the Supreme Court attended the event as a keynote speaker. The judge emphasized on the need to transform the way the hearings of the cases were conducted and introducing use of the technology to efficiently dispose –off, over 2.2 million cases that were pending before the courts.
The Forum's central aim is an improved human rights regime, greater transparency, accountability, and efficiency in the legal system. Introducing technology into the legal system means empowerment of the people of Pakistan.
The event also aimed at providing a common platform to enable public and private parties to collaborate on integrating technology into legal reforms.
P3A, being the pioneer of the Public-Private Partnerships in the country, pledged its unwavering support to both the public and private sector players in exploring various private sector participation opportunities and assist public sector in preparing bankable projects for offering to the private sector.
It is pertinent to mention that Malik Ahmad Khan, Chief Executive Officer-P3A has been nominated as the focal person for the Judicial process re-engineering and optimization initiative by the Planning Commission, Government of Pakistan and the Chief Justice, Islamabad High Court.