Sisi reviews efforts to develop technical aspects, AI in Egyptian courts



Mon, 24 Jul 2023 - 03:00 GMT


Mon, 24 Jul 2023 - 03:00 GMT

CAIRO – 24 July 2023: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has reviewed the ongoing efforts to develop the technical aspect and Artificial Intelligence in courts in a meeting with Minister of Justice Omar Marwan on Monday.

During the meeting, Sisi was briefed on the process of linking judicial authorities and bodies so as to promote the use of the latest technologies in the courts' work system in order to achieve speedy performance while looking into lawsuits, the Egyptian Presidency said.

For his part, Marwan presented the status of finalizing lawsuits and cases before the courts of first instance and the courts of appeal within the framework of the comprehensive development of the country's litigation system.

Only 837 civil lawsuits registered until 2019 remain out of about 410,000 lawsuits, Marwan said.

With regard to civil lawsuits registered in the years 2020, 2021 and 2022, 88 percent of the total of about 1.5 million lawsuits have been completed, the minister added.

Moreover, only 4 family dispute cases remain out of about 170,000 registered cases until 2020, while 98.4% of the cases registered in 2021 and 2022, which amounted to about 1,400,000, were completed.

The number of registered misdemeanor cases in 2020, 2021 and 2022 amounted to about 26 million cases, 95% of which were finalized, Marwan said.

In this regard, Sisi ordered continuing efforts to finalize lawsuits before courts in the same year in which they were registered in a manner that achieves swift justice, stability of the legal conditions of citizens, protection of their rights and preservation of their interests.

The president also expressed appreciation for judges of the courts of first instance, appeal and cassation for their outstanding performance and esteemed effort, which contributed to the significant swift completion of cases.

Sisi also hailed the judges’ efforts in overcoming the great challenges in this regard, creating a new mental image and a sound impression of the justice system in Egypt.



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