Judicial officials of the two capitals of Vietnam and Laos have met to tighten cooperation and signal commitments to deepening bilateral relations in all fields, especially when the two countries are celebrating the 50 th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

The further cooperation was underscored during a visit to Hanoi by a delegation from the Vientiane Department of Justice, led by Director Boun Suang Thavisak from August 28-29.

The visit was made within the framework of a cooperation agreement on judicial affairs during the period of 2012-2015, signed in Vientiane on March 9, 2012.

At a working session with officials from the Hanoi Department of Justice, Director Boun Suang Thavisak said that the visit’s purpose is to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation between the two capitals, especially in the judicial field.

The two municipal judicial bodies exchanged views and experience on such areas as receiving and examining legal dossiers and administrative procedures, notarisation and certification of residential records, dissemination of law and education, and other judicial assistance.-VNA