Bangladesh Supreme Court Delegation Visits PHILJA
The Supreme Court of Bangladesh delegation, led by Mr. Chief Justice Md. Muzammel Hossain, accompanied by H.E. John Gomez, Ambassador of Bangladesh in the Philippines, paid a courtesy visit to the Philippine Judicial Academy on August 25, 2014 at the PHILJA Training Center, Tagaytay City. They were welcomed by Chancellor Adolfo S. Azcuna, Executive Secretary Marina L. Buzon, Chief of Office for Academic Affairs Delilah Vidallon Magtolis, Head of the Research, Publications and Linkages Office Sedfrey M. Candelaria and PHILJA Professor Thelma A. Ponferrada. The delegation of eight is composed of Mr. Chief Justice Md. Muzammel Hossain; Honorable Judges of the Appellate Divisions Najmum Ara Sultana and Syed Mahmud Hossain; Honorable Judges of the High Court Division A.H.M. Shamsuddin Choudhury, Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury, and Naima Haider; Senior District Judge S M Kuddus Zaman; and Mr. Jakhongir Khayderov, Chief Technical Adviser of Judicial Strengthening Project. During the visit, the PHILJA officials gave a tour of the PTC facilities and a brief overview on PHILJA, focusing on its composition, programs offered, publications produced and mediation activities.