PESHAWAR - A three-week post-promotion Statutory Training for Senior Civil Judges/Aala Illaqa Qazis commenced on Monday at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Judicial Academy (KPJA). 

Twenty five (25) Senior Civil Judges/Aala Illaqa Qazis participated in the training. The Chairman KPJA/Chief Justice Peshawar High Court, Peshawar, Justice Qaiser Rashid Khan honoured the occasion as chief guest. The director general and faculty members of the academy along with Registrar PHC and other Principal Staff Officers of PHC were present on the occasion. PHC Chief Justice Qaiser Rashid Khan in his address remarked that Senior Civil Judges have a long way to tread upon and it is hoped that they will set forth such values and the metrics which will improvise judicial system.

DG KPJA Farah Jamshid welcomed the participants and thanked the Chairman/Chief Justice, Peshawar High Court, Peshawar, Justice Qaiser Rashid Khan for gracing the inaugural session. She highlighted the course to have been designed keeping in view contemporary challenges. 

She added that the course include specialised subjects such as Role of Judiciary in Mitigating Climate Change and its impacts and personal well-being and leadership skills. She hoped that training will substantially improve the professional skills and knowledge of the trainees. 

To highlight the importance of remedial steps to thwart devastating effects of climate change the PHC Chief Justice took the initiative and planted a tree sapling inside the premises of the academy.