In order to establish the rule of law, we have to work in a spirit of cooperation

Law Minister Anisul Haque said that in order to establish the rule of law, justice and democracy, all the institutions of the state should work on the basis of cooperative attitude and consensus.

He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government has always believed in the independence of the judiciary and is sincere in ensuring professional opportunities and judicial independence for judges.

He said these things in the speech of the chief guest at the ‘International Conference on Judiciary Across the Borders’ at the Supreme Court Auditorium on Saturday (June 8) at noon. The Supreme Court organized the event.

The minister said that the country’s national progress is well established on the basis of justice, democracy and rule of law. The current government is strongly committed to these policies.

Anisul Haque said that Sheikh Hasina’s government is working tirelessly to establish the rule of law in the light of the constitution drafted by Bangabandhu. As a result, the rule of law has been established in almost all cases. Judges are given the opportunity to perform their duties independently and with integrity.

Referring to the government’s leading role in improving the working environment of the judiciary, the Law Minister said that there has been significant improvement in the workplace facilities, salaries, housing and transportation of the judges. As a result Judiciary is working efficiently and effectively to ensure justice for citizens.

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The minister said, based on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Digital Bangladesh, we have now started the journey of building Smart Bangladesh, where there will be smart citizens, smart government, smart economy and smart society. Smart Judiciary is essential to ensure justice, democratic rights, socio-economic rights and cultural rights for the people.

He said significant steps have already been taken to build a smart judiciary. It aims to increase transparency, efficiency and access within the legal system by integrating technology and modernizing the judicial process. This will not only improve the administration of justice but also strengthen public confidence in the judiciary.

Chief Justice Obaidul Hasan presided over the ceremony among others Chief Justice of Nepal Bisambhar Prasad Shrestha, Appellate Division Judge of the Supreme Court. Ashfaqul Islam, High Court of Bhutan Justice Lobzang Rinjin Yarge, Chittagong University Law Department Professor Md. Zakir Hossain and Supreme Court Bar Association President Barrister AM Mahbub Uddin Khokon spoke.