Prime Minister Khaleda Zia inaugurated the Judicial Administration Training Institute Complex Wednesday. She laid the foundation stone of the complex in May, 2003, reports UNB.
The seven-storied building with a 12-story foundation was constructed on 1.08 lakh square feet of land at a cost of Tk 123.2 million (12.32 crore) with assistance from the World Bank (WB) under a project of legal aid and judicial capacity building.
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry and Public Works Department constructed the Training Institute Complex on Abdul Gani Road on the eastside of the Curzon Hall compound in the city.
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, flanked by Law Minister Moudud Ahmed and State Minister for Law Shajahan Omar, unveiled the plaque of the Training Institute Complex. A munajat was offered after the inauguration. The Prime Minister then went round the training institute.
The Judicial Administration Training Institute started its journey in 1995 and it started its regular activities, including providing training and arranging workshops, from the old High Court building in 1996.
Lawyers, senior officials of the Law Ministry and representatives of the funding agency attended the inaugural function.