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Kingdom, Djibouti to exchange legal expertise

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Djibouti have agreed to coordinate and exchange expertise on judicial issues.
An agreement was signed in Riyadh on Sunday between Saudi Deputy Minister of Justice Isam bin Saad bin Said and Djibouti acting Minister of Justice and Prisons Mumin Ahmed Sheikh.
The agreement activates the executive cooperation program between the Saudi Ministry of Justice and its counterpart in Djibouti within the framework of the Riyadh Agreement on Arab Judicial Cooperation.
Both sides agreed to exchange expertise, notably in the area of electronic applications related to judicial, legal and regulatory data and information.
They also agreed to train judges.
The two parties agreed to cooperate in the management of judicial buildings and support facilities, so as to upgrade efficiency. They also will form a task force to coordinate and follow up on topics and activities emerging from the program.
The agreement affirms good relations between the two countries and supports efforts to establish bilateral cooperation in the judicial area, based on the Riyadh Agreement on Arab Judicial Cooperation, the Ministry of Justice said.
A number of officials from both sides attended the agreement signing ceremony. They included Saudi Justice Ministry Undersecretary Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al-Amairah, Ministry Undersecretary for International Cooperation Mansour bin Abdulrahman Al-Qifari, Djibouti head of the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution Jami Sulaiman Ali and Djibouti Ambassador to Riyadh Dia-ul-Deen Said.

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