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History Made As SC Begins Hearing Cases Via Video Link

ISLAMABAD: For the first time in the history of the country, Supreme Court of Pakistan is hearing cases via video link by using the E-court system.

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Asif Khosa is hearing while being at Supreme Court in Islamabad meanwhile, the lawyers are present arguments through video link facility from top court’s registry in Karachi.

On this occasion, the top judge lauded efforts of NADRA Chairman and DG.

He also commended members of the IT committee including Justice Mansoor Ali Shaha and Justice Musheer Alim for setting up the new technology.

With the introduction of Information Communication Technology ‘E-Court’, it is expected that provision of justice to the public will be accelerated with fewer expenditures.

It will minimise the massive backlog of cases in the Apex court, easing court proceedings for lawyers who may easily operate from cities they are residing in.