Inauguration Of First Digital E-Court

The first digital court in the history of Gilgit Baltistan has been installed at the principal seat of Gilgit Baltistan Chief Court (Court Room No 1). On 19-05-2022 the Registrar Mr.Ghulam Abbas Chopa in his inauguration speech said that as per the direction of Hon'ble Chief Justice Mr.Justice Ali Baig, the Gilgit Baltistan Chief Court has started operating the first digital court (E-Court) in the history of Gilgit Baltistan at Court Room no 1 Gilgit. The purpose of establishing a digital court is a great initiative to use technology for speedy and inexpensive justice. It will save the cost and time of both lawyers and litigants. The Registrar said that the advocates in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, and Islamabad whose cases are fixed at the court's principal seat at Gilgit may argue their cases from their cities through a video link, for this purpose a virtual courtroom will be established soon in Islamabad. After the inauguration speech of the worthy Registrar the GB Chief Court registry's case was heard via video link in the principal seat courtroom No 1 Gilgit by the Hon'ble Chief Justice Mr. Justice Ali Baig. Utilizing the system, lawyers presented their arguments from GB Chief Court Registry Skardu through a video link.