President Truong Tan Sang welcomes Lao Justice Minister hinh anh 1President Truong Tan Sang (R) and Lao Justice Minister Bounkeut Sangsomsak (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - President Truong Tan Sang hosted a reception for Lao Justice Minister Bounkeut Sangsomsak, who is in a working visit, in Hanoi on November 5.

President Truong Tan Sang told his guest about justice reform activities over the past few years, expressing his hope for further cooperation and experience sharing between the two justice ministries.

He hailed the initiative on the exchange of experts between the two sides while affirming to create favourable conditions for Laos to improve its judicial officials’ capacity, making contributions to building Laos’ efficient judicial system.

For his part, the Lao Minister spoke highly of the justice reform in Vietnam, which includes increasing the power for the judiciary sector.

A shake-up plan will be carried out in the Lao justice sector during 2015-2020, he told his host.

He expressed his hope to receive Vietnamese senior experts to help with mapping out a blueprint for Laos’s judicial reform.-VNA