BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 5. Azerbaijan’s judiciary personnel has been renewed by 75 percent as a result of the transparent selection process of judges, which is assessed as exemplary by the Council of Europe (CoE) and the European Union, the Azerbaijani Justice Minister Fikrat Mammadov said, Trend reports.
Mammadov made the remark at the presentation of Europe Action Plan for Azerbaijan 2022-2025.
"Modernization of judicial infrastructure and the creation of high-tech courts have always been at the center of our attention,” he noted. “With the support of the World Bank, 35 new court buildings and complexes were commissioned in the capital and regions of Azerbaijan.”
According to the minister, last year, 11 court buildings were commissioned and provided with the Electronic court system.
“The system used in Azerbaijan plays an important role in improving the activities of courts and increasing transparency. Our reforms in this area have received international recognition and were marked with the Council of Europe's "Crystal Scales of Justice" award,” added Mammadov.