China, Brunei vow to enhance prosecution cooperation

China and Brunei reached consensus on the strengthening of prosecution cooperation on Saturday during a visit here by Cao Jianming, Procurator-General of the Supreme People's Procuratorate of China.

Cao, who led a Chinese delegation consisting of several provincial chief procurators, met with Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah at Istana Nurul Iman, Brunei's royal palace. He thanked the Sultan for attaching great importance to strengthening procuratorial exchanges between the two countries and for his support for hosting the Eleventh China-ASEAN Procecutors-General Conference.

Cao said that the Supreme People's Procuratorate of China will work with their Brunei counterpart to actively implement the important consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries, deepen mutually beneficial and pragmatic cooperation and make positive contributions to the development of the strategic cooperation between China and Brunei.

Hassanal welcomed Cao Jianming for his delegation's visit. The Sultan said Brunei attaches great importance to developing relations with China and is willing to work with China to consolidate mutual political trust, broaden exchanges and cooperation in various fields to better benefit the two peoples.

Earlier in the day, Cao held working talks with Hajah Hayati, the Attorney General of Brunei Darussalam, and issued a joint statement on further enhancing cooperation between both sides.

The two sides agreed to deepen the exchange of information, broaden the cooperation channels, strengthen communication and cooperation in the multilateral framework and promote the upgrading of the friendly relations under the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding in the field of legal cooperation signed in 2002.

Source: Xinhua