RIYADH: King Salman issued a royal decree to promote and appoint 17 judges to the Board of Grievances.
The promotions and appointments covered various levels of the judiciary.
The head of the Board of Grievances and chairman of the Administrative Judicial Council, Sheikh Khaled bin Mohammed Al-Yousef, said the decree is an extension of the generous support provided by King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the Board of Grievances, in order to develop and reinforce it with qualified personnel who are able to carry out their duties in the best manner.
The Saudi judiciary is undergoing various reforms. It is also taking measures for digital transformation to improve the experience of beneficiaries, and speed up the judicial process.
Recent measures targeted a number of digital forensic services aimed at eliminating paperwork.