Oman's Grand Mufti opens Supreme Court premises

Business Wednesday 25/May/2016 21:39 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman's Grand Mufti opens Supreme Court premises

Muscat: Delegated by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Khalili, Sultanate’s Grand Mufti opened the Supreme Court premises on Wednesday.
His Eminence Sheikh Ahmed Al Khalili affirmed that justice is an urgent and essential need and that the judicial institution should be characterised by fairness, justice, integrity and high morals because it is accountable before Allah and the public.
Within this context, His Majesty the Sultan sought to integrate justice and fairness among people by giving the judicial institution its due status.
Sheikh Dr. Is’haq bin Ahmed Al Busaidi, Chairman of the Supreme Court, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council affirmed that this prominent landmark exemplifies His Majesty the Sultan’s interest in all components of culture in Oman.
It is also an evidence of cultural, modernity and justice of the Omani society. Moreover, it also reflects the unique and splendid Omani architecture, as well as its high status of justice.
Sheikh Abdul Malik bin Abdullah Al Khalili, Minister of Justice said in a statement to ONA that the unique architectural design of the Supreme Court premises reflects the grandeur status of judiciary in the thought of His Majesty the Sultan, who accorded judiciary with major attention and care. The opening ceremony included a visual presentation on the Omani judiciary and poems. At the end, the chief guest and attendees toured sections of the premises.