VOV.VN - The sixth court conference of Lao, Vietnamese, and Cambodian border provinces opened in the Laotian capital of Vientiane on August 10.
In his opening speech at the event, Lao Deputy Prime Minister Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune said the occasion not only enabled participants to share lessons in fighting trans-national crimes and judicial assistance, but also helped implement agendas on dealing with economic-financial difficulties and drug crime.
Chief Justice of the Vietnam Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh evaluated the results of co-operation between the three judicial agencies of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia over recent times.
He also urged the judicial agencies of the three countries to further ramp up co-operation as the fight against crime and the settlement of civil disputes across the border remains complicated.
Chief Justice Binh emphasized that the conference is an event to demonstrate the efforts of the courts of the three countries in fulfilling their commitments to crime prevention and control. In addition, it is an opportunity for the courts, especially the courts of border provinces, to evaluate the various achievements, difficulties, and discuss ways and measures to continuously improve the efficiency of ties. He also highlighted the event as a prime opportunity for the courts of the three countries to strengthen exchanges and tighten solidarity and friendship.
He expressed his belief that through the event, participating courts will seek effective ways in which to further boost their collaboration moving forward.
During the two-day events, delegates are due to look into the implementation of the joint statement of the fifth conference in 2018 and solutions to combat trans-national crimes and offer mutual judicial assistance, thus reaching a consensus on the co-ordination plan.