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Mediation playing vital role in reducing case backlog

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Staff Reporter :
Justice Ahmed Sohel, a Judge of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court, on Wednesday unveiled the cover of a book titled 'Definition of Mediation' in a city hotel.
Advocate Samarendra Nath Goswami, founder of Bangladesh International Mediation Society (BIMS) and Iram Majid, a lawyer of Supreme Court of India and Accredited Mediator, jointly wrote this book.
Justice Ahmed Sohel inaugurated also the two-day international special training workshop as the chief guest at the same venue.
He said, "More than 30 lakh cases are pending in the courts across the country. So we have to give importance on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Mediation and Arbitration to reduce these huge number of case backlog."
The judge commented that Mediation and Arbitration is the only way of reducing case backlog.
The judge said, "Mediation system is playing a vital role in reducing the case backlog and establishing the justice across the world." So, he urged the government to arrange research and to
 arrange higher training to give the Mediation and the Arbitration an institutional form for the purpose.
He said, our neighboring country India is getting benefits by applying Mediation and Arbitration method successfully.
BIMS founder Advocate Samarendra Nath Goswami chaired the session, while Inbavijan, Course Director of Chartered Instituted of Arbitrators, UK, K S Sharma, International Mediator, Iram Majid, a lawyer of Supreme Court of India, Advocate Haridas Paul and Advocate Md Alamgir Hossain, among others, were present on the occasion.

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