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India offers to train judges in Maldives

india Updated: Sep 01, 2006 17:49 IST

A delegation led by the Maldives' Chief Justice Mohamed Rasheed Ibrahim on Friday called on India's Law and Justice Minister Hans Raj Bhardwaj who briefed the visitors on the Indian judicial system, including arbitration, Indian officials said.

The Maldivian judges, who are on a five-day visit to acquaint themselves with the Indian judicial system, were keen to know more about the Indian arbitration law which they want to adopt in their jurisprudence, officials said.

The delegation includes the Maldives' High Court Judges Ali Hameed Mohamed and Abdul Ghani Mohamed and Assistant Executive Director Ibrahim Sabir.

Bhardwaj briefed them on the working of the multi-tier judiciary in India and the dispensation of justice at different levels, an official statement said.

The visiting Chief Justice said his country was in the process of setting up the Supreme Court of the Maldives.

Bhardwaj assured him of India's full help in training judicial officials in Maldives, saying India's expertise in this field is globally acknowledged.