Judges never retaliate, they decide cases in accordance with law and conscience: Mr. Fakhar Hayat, Director General, Punjab Judicial Academy
Islamabad: Federal Judicial Academy organized Certificate Awarding Ceremony for the participants of a six–day pre-service training course in which twenty newly promoted & inducted Additional District and Sessions Judges from all over Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir participated.
Mr. Fakhar Hayat, Director General, Punjab Judicial Academy, was the Chief Guest and distributed certificates among the participants.
Addressing the participants, the DG of the Punjab Judicial Academy stressed the high value of the training.
He reiterated the importance of the role of Additional District and Sessions Judge in the administration of justice in the district judiciary.
Advising the trainees Mr. Fakhar Hayat said, “Hard work and dedication makes you a successful judge. Judges should never retaliate. They should always decide cases according to law and their conscience. Keep your conscience alive and decide cases as per law and your conscience.”
Chief Guest also expressed his candid feelings regarding his long association and attachment with the Federal Judicial Academy in various capacities since its genesis.
“This is the first ever prime judicial training Academy in the country. Now we have also provincial judicial academies, but this academy is unique in many ways. It promotes national integration and strengthens fraternal bond among judges from all over Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. It also provides a platform where judges share their best practices, experiences and judicial wisdom among each other. I would like to express my appreciation for the Academy to develop your skills and abilities,” he maintained.
At the ceremony, in his welcome address Director General of the Academy, Mr. Hayat Ali Shah echoed his sentiments like this, “I congratulate the participants upon successful completion of their training course. I also appreciate passion, interest and dedication of the participants they have demonstrated for training and learning during these six days.”
“I hope this six days training would have given you a clear understanding and insight of your duties and responsibilities as Additional District and Sessions Judge,’ he concluded.
The ceremony is part of a FJA tradition to honour the participants who complete their training course at the Academy.