ANKARA, 24 May 2011:  A 13-member group of senior judicial officers from Pakistan visited Turkey from 15-25 May 2011 as part of their in-service training programme through International Islamic University.The visiting delegation held meetings with Undersecretary of Turkish Ministry of Justice where they were briefed about the data processing of legal cases that has facilitated speedy justice in Turkey. The delegation also visited Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) and interacted with the head of the organization. Diyanet has a particular role as a public institution in the facilitating and disseminating religious knowledge.

The visitors also interacted with their counterparts in Bursa Judicial Court and Sincan Judicial Court. They also had a chance to interact with scholars in Istanbul University’s Faculty of Law and were briefed about Turkish law system and its present structure. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey H.E. Mr. Tariq Azizuddin in a meeting with the judicial officers shared his thoughts about Pakistan Turkey relations.