St. Petersburg International Legal Forum: Kuwait Aims to Modernise Judicial System

Justice Minister reaffirms country's commitment to advancing its judicial system to align with global developments

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Published on June 29, 2024, 13:17:24


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Kuwait's Minister of Justice and Minister of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, Dr.Muhammad Al-Wasmi, reaffirmed the country's commitment to advancing its judicial system to align with global developments.

Speaking to KUNA after presiding over the plenary session at the 12th St. Petersburg International Legal Forum in Russia from June 26-28, Al-Wasmi underscored the significance of Kuwait's participation in the event.

Al-Wasmi emphasised that the forum, which spans three days, covers crucial topics related to the judicial system, emerging jurisprudence issues, the latest legislative developments, and the incorporation of technology to modernise judicial practices.

The Kuwaiti delegation aimed to showcase the government's use of electronic systems across various sectors to improve service delivery. Highlighting recent advancements, Al-Wasmi noted that the Ministry of Justice has implemented automated systems within its departments, integrating them with the government services application (Sahel) to streamline processes for litigants.

He stressed Kuwait's recognition of the importance of innovation and technology in the justice sector amidst rapid global changes.

On the forum's sidelines, Minister Al-Wasmi joined a meeting with fellow justice ministers from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states. The ministers discussed enhancing cooperation and unifying positions on key issues featured on the forum's agenda.

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