KOTA KINABALU: The construction of the state new Shariah Court Complex costing RM63 million, will expedite hearings of related cases.
The Chief Minister, Datuk Seri Musa Aman, said the shariah court complex will be provided with the latest high-tech facilities, and creates jobs for qualified youths.
The construction of the new complex which is expected to be completed in 2018 is a commitment of the Federal and State Government in upholding Islamic virtues in Sabah.
“It’s government hope, that with the construction of the new five-storey shariah court complex, the people will have the best quality services besides comfortable facilities which are on par with the Civil Court.
“I am also confident that the new complex will give a positive impact on the delivery (case) effectiveness, and also to the Shariah Court employees in general,” he told reporters after officiating the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Sabah Shariah Court Complex here, yesterday.
Also present at the ceremony were the Deputy Chief Minister, Datuk Yahya Hussin, Assistant Minister at the Chief Minister’s Department, Datuk Mohd. Arifin Arif, and the Director General who is also the Chief Justice of the Syariah Judiciary Department Malaysia (JSKM), Tan Sri Dr. Ibrahim Lembut.
The complex will include an appeal court, two high court, and three lower court with rooms for judges and officers, computer rooms, library, cafeteria, mosque, parking lots and landscape. -SayangSabah