The Saudi Ministry of Justice (MoJ) achieved first place in Digital Transformation Measurement at the Digital Government Forum 2022 organized by the Saudi Digital Government Authority. The award measures commitment to digitization standards, contributions to digital government, and the development of smart e-services.
“Headed by the Prime Minister HRH Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the first session of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs has initiated all positive transformations witnessed by the Kingdom in the development and digitization fields,” said Saudi Justice Minister Walid al-Samaani in his speech at the forum.
“Over 90% of judicial services are currently delivered electronically; courts have held over 5 million remote hearings and issued over two million digital judgments,” he added. “12 million e-powers of attorney were issued, and real property e-conveyance can now be completed in less than an hour.”
The minister noted that the ministry’s digital transformation has achieved a superior level of service while maintaining judicial safeguards. He also revealed that the ministry has digitized 100% of judicial services under the development of the judiciary’s institutional structure. In 2023, all notarial services will be provided remotely