Angola and China strengthen judicial cooperation

Luanda – The Angolan and Chinese governments intend to strengthen cooperation in the judicial field, with emphasis on training of staff and legislative exchange.

In fact, delegations from the two countries, led by Angolan Justice and Human Rights Minister, Francisco de Queiroz and Chinese Deputy Minister of Justice Yuan Shuhang, met Thursday, to among other issues, discuss institutional cooperation, in particular the strengthening of legislation on foreign investment.

Other topics such as private Investment legislation and the access to private investment and the legal system to promote and protect foreign investment were also adressed during the meeting.

On the occasion, the Chinese vice Minister told the press that his country is increasingly seeking knowledge about the Angolan legal system, especially in the field of investment, as well as legislation regulating private investment.

In this regard, the Chinese leader has ensured that the legal system is reinforced with good practice in Angola.

The Angolan minister of Justice and Human Rights said that the country intends to take advantage of the knowledge and experience of China in the technological areas, specifically in the field of identity cards, birth certificates and death certificates issuance.

During a three-day stay in Angola, the Chinese delegation will meet with the Planning Minister as well as visit the identity cards issuing center, the litigation center and the Agency for Promotion of Investment and Exports of Angola (APIEX).

The Chinese delegation includes senior officials, legal agents and notaries.

Source: Angola Press News Agency