Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung hosted a reception in Hanoi on June 10 for Algerian Minister of Justice Tayeb Louh, who is on a working visit to Vietnam from June 9-14.

The PM spoke highly of the visit, saying it reflects the two countries’ determination to implement high-level agreements signed during his recent official visit to Algeria.

He affirmed that important common perceptions and new cooperation orientations reached during his visit will develop the bilateral time-honoured friendship and multi-faceted cooperation in a more intensive and reliable manner.

Vietnam will do its utmost to work with Algeria in carrying out the agreements, especially targets involving economics, trade, investment, agriculture, culture and oil and gas, he added.

Tayeb Louh told PM Nguyen Tan Dung that after his visit, the Algerian PM urged ministers to quickly implement cooperation initiatives in the agreements. He believed the bilateral cooperation will produce practical results, bringing benefits to both peoples.

The Algerian minister is in Vietnam for a working visit from June 9-14 as part of the cooperation plan between his ministry and the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice.

Minister Tayeb Louh and his Vietnamese counterpart Ha Hung Cuong held talks the same day in Hanoi and signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation for 2016-2017 between the two ministries after their meeting.

Under the document, in 2016, the two sides will exchange legal normative documents through appropriate channels and in accordance with each side’s demand, while sharing updated information on the promulgation of their documents and organising visits of judicial officials.

In 2017, the ministries will cooperate to execute criminal judgements, manage judicial records and exchange information on training programmes for judicial officials.

During the talks, the two ministers informed each other of judicial reforms in their country.

Tayeb Louh expressed his hope for tightened cooperation between the two ministries to further enhance Algeria-Vietnam relations.-VNA