China, Vietnam sign co-op agreement, boost judicial ties

(english.court.gov.cn) Updated : 2018-05-04

The head of China's top court Zhou Qiang met with a visiting group led by Nguyen Hoa Binh, chief judge of the Supreme People's Court of Vietnam, on May 3 in Beijing, and signed a cooperation agreement.

China, Vietnam sign co-op agreement, boost judicial ties

Zhou Qiang (R), chief justice and president of the Supreme People's Court of China, shakes hands with Nguyen Hoa Binh, chief judge of the Supreme People's Court of Vietnam, on May 3 in Beijing. [Photo by Sun Ruofeng/People’s Court Daily]

Zhou, chief justice and president of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) of China, welcomed Binh, briefing his guests about rule of law in China and the country's judicial reform.

He said China pays great attention to the rule of law, adding that the informatization of courts, the quality and efficiency of trials, and judicial credibility all keep improving.

Zhou said that the two countries have maintained sound cooperative judicial relations.

China is willing to deepen cooperation with Vietnam in judicial reform, informatization of courts, judge training and case study, among other fields, added Zhou.

Binh echoed Zhou, speaking highly of China's achievements in the law sector, especially in judicial reform, informationization of courts and its anti-corruption campaign.

He said Vietnam is willing to have more pragmatic cooperation with China and enhance bilateral exchanges and communication.