Islamabad: A certificate awarding ceremony was held at the Federal Judicial Academy on Friday. Khawaja Wajih-ud-Din, Registrar, Peshawar High Court, graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest and distributed certificates among the twenty two Civil Judges and three Officers of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Branch of Pakistan Air Force.
While addressing, the chief guest emphasized on applied knowledge for the trainees and he thanked the Academy for arranging such training courses which keep them abreast of emerging trends and developments in the administration of justice.
Quoting the famous maxim which reads as “Enter to Learn, leave to serve”, Registrar, Peshawar High Court, sensitized the participants about the importance and scope of learning and training.
“Wisdom comes from education and learning. The more that you read, the more things you will know and the more wise you will become. Judges must be more leaned, more reverent, and more confident. Above all, integrity is your proper virtue,” he observed.
Earlier, in his welcome address, Director General of the Academy, Mr. Hayat Ali Shah presented a brief profile of the chief guest, gave a brief resume on the training on “Law of Evidence” and he also dwelt at length on the objectives and vitality of this training course .
Among others, faculty members, officers and staff members were present in the ceremony.
This five days training course was carried out through presentations on a variety of subjects/topics on law of evidence, syndicate/group discussions, visit to Supreme Court of Pakistan and watching proceedings in the Court Room No. 1, and conducted in a participatory process.