King highlights Sharia judiciary’s role in society

AMMAN (JT) – His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday stressed that the Sharia judiciary is a major pillar to achieve justice among people and comprehensive social welfare.

The King, who inaugurated the new premises of the Chief Islamic Justice Department and the Higher Institute for Sharia Judiciary yesterday, also expressed gratitude and support for the department and Sharia judges, highlighting their role in safeguarding justice and social stability.

The King was briefed on the 23,000-square-metre complex, which opens at the time when the department is conducting a comprehensive review of legislation governing Sharia courts and its modernisation and development plans.

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His Majesty King Abdullah is briefed on the new premises of the Chief Islamic Justice Department and the Higher Institute for Sharia Judiciary on Wednesday (Photo by Yousef Allan)

Categories: Jordan, Middle East, Sharia

1 reply

  1. Sharia courts are a joke, why two systems? Why don’t Muslims plan on getting insights from Sharia and implement them in the secular courts.

    The first step may be to introduce a little integrity in the system. There is a joke in Pakistani society, why do you need a lawyer when you can buy the Judge!

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