PHNOM PENH, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana headed for Vietnam's Hanoi on Sunday afternoon for a 3-day official visit to strengthen bilateral cooperation in legal and judicial sector.
The visit is made at the invitation of Vietnamese Justice Minister Ha Hung Cuong.
Sam Pracheameanith, chief of cabinet at Cambodian Ministry of Justice, said Sunday that the visit would be a chance for the two ministers to enhance bilateral relations and cooperation between the two neighbors.
"There will be a signing ceremony between the two ministers on an agreement on mutual legal assistance in civil matters," he said. "The agreement will further strengthen friendship relations and traditional cooperation between the two countries for mutual interest."
He said under the deal, both sides will provide mutual help in civil matters through exchanging services, court documents, outside-the-court documents, evidence collection and transfer, witness and expert summons, and civil registration documents.
In addition, the two sides will mutually recognize and allow the implementation of verdicts by courts and decisions by arbitrators.