His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday received a copy of the annual report on Sharia Courts and their conduct of business for the year 2018 during a meeting with Chief Islamic Justice Abdul Hafez Rabtah and Higher Sharia Court President Kamal Smadi.
During the meeting, held at Al Husseiniya Palace, King Abdullah commended the efforts of Sharia judges in upholding justice and protecting people’s rights.
His Majesty stressed the development of the judiciary as a priority, and emphasised the need to continue the process of automation and expediting legal procedures to better serve Jordanians and facilitate their legal affairs.
Moreover, the King noted the important role of Sharia courts in communicating with citizens, providing council and raising awareness on matters pertaining to Sharia.
Chief Islamic Justice Rabtah gave a briefing on the report.
Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi and Adviser to His Majesty for Communication and Coordination Bisher Khasawneh attended the meeting.