Ministry of Transport, SJC Sing MoU to Modernize Courts

Doha, The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) and the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to modernize and develop courts in Qatar electronically.
HE Minister of Transport and Communications and Chairman of Qatar e-GOV2020 Steering Committee Jassim Bin Saif Al-Sulaiti and the HE Head of the Court of Cassation and President of the Supreme Judiciary Council Masoud Mohamed Al-Amiri witnessed the signing ceremony.
The MoU was signed by Assistant Undersecretary, Cyber Security Sector at MOTC Khalid Sadiq Al Hashmi, and Advisor to the President of the Supreme Judiciary Council Dr. Judge Hassan Mohammed Al-Muhannadi.
The MoU is part of MOTC’s mission to better serve individuals and businesses, create efficiency in government administration, and develop a more open government with enhanced participation of citizens and residents, as the project to enhance and develop courts in Qatar is one of the supportive tools to achieve Qatar Government Strategy 2020 objectives.
Under the MoU, both of the MOTC and the SJC will cooperate in the areas of supporting justice administration, developing courts electronically, and optimizing litigation mechanisms, through the use of the best technological methods to provide better services to litigants, lawyers and stakeholders and make it easier for citizens in Qatar to support the achievement of prompt justice.
In May 2014, HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani identified e-Government as a priority and formed a Steering Committee, spearheaded by the Ministry of Transport and Communications. The Committee was charged with developing and guiding the implementation of a nationwide Digital Government strategy.

Source: Qatar News Agency