Kathmandu, Dec 23: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli has expressed the confidence that the upcoming government would pay attention to making the judiciary stronger as the judiciary cannot be always kept in a transition.
He was speaking in a programme organized by the Office of the Attorney General here today marking its 67th Establishment Day.
“The judiciary is not a place for providing jobs to and appointing one’s people. It is guided by its own norms and values. My focus is on running the judiciary in an uninterrupted manner as per these norms and values,” he said.
He also pointed out the need of concerted efforts for further bolstering the public faith towards the judiciary.
The Chief Justice opined that the seven High Courts could dispense justice efficiently in the seven provinces. He further added that the maximum use of information technology has been made to make the services delivered from the judiciary effective and efficient.
He called on the government to allocate adequate budget to the judiciary for further streamlining the judiciary.
Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Yagya Bahadur Thapa pointed out an important role of government advocates to help strengthen judicial system and deliver efficient judicial service.
He also said the government would help the Office of Attorney General to carry out its responsibility.
On the occasion, Inspector General of Police Prakash Aryal stressed the need for further strengthening cooperation between the police and government advocates to increase people’s faith in criminal justice system.
Likewise, former Attorney General Shrestha underscored the need for increasing economic investment for the attorney general office to deliver its service in an effective way.
On the occasion, the Chief Justice felicitated the former Attorney General Raman Kumar Shrestha and awarded the government attorneys and the employees at the Office for their best performance.