- Start Date 03/27/2019
- Start Time 12:00 AM
- Location E-8, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory
A two-day international conference organized by Department of Law of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) on “Legal Education in Pakistan” commenced here at Faisal Masjid Campus of the university.
As many as 40 papers will be presented in the conferences by researchers and legal experts who will discuss topics such as challenges in the legal education, scope of the legal education, methodologies of legal teaching, impact of globalization on legal education.
Dr. Barrister Farogh Naseem, Federal Minister for Law and Justice addressed the opening ceremony as chief guest. He said that rules and rule of law are imperative for the progress in the society. He opined that legal fraternity possess vital role in bringing change into society. The Minister furthered that education is the only solution to compete the changing circumstances across the globe.
The event was also addressed by IIUI Rector who called upon educational institutions to bring law experts and researchers to a platform to explore challenges and solution with recommendations of improvements. “ Law department has recently established law clinics which is a positive step as this development will provide opportunities to graduates to learn practical skills” he said.
Dr. Tahir Hakeem, Dean Faculty of Shariah and Law (FSL) highlighted the importance of legal education in the light of Islamic teachings. He also thanked IIUI administration, HEC and Iqbal International Institute for Research and Dialogue (IRD).
Dr. Hafiz Aziz ur Rehman, Chairman Law department apprised the participants regarding objectives of the conference saying that the conference is focused to address issues in the legal education and commence a debate for reconstruction in the e legal education.
He added that the conference is aimed at creating synergies and linkages for promising experiments and experience sharing on the sidelines of the conference . He told that the participants will discuss innovation in the legal education area and look into curriculum, quality, research in higher education in law .The conference will conclude on Thursday.