11 February 2013

Angola: Justice Minister Visits Portugal

Luanda — The Angolan Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Rui Carneiro Mangueira, is paying this Monday a working visit Portugal, says a press note from the incumbent ministry sent to Angop on Sunday.

The document reads that on 11-13 February, Rui Mangueira, will meet with officials of the Portuguese justice organs and will check Angolan institutions in that European country.

During his stay, the Angolan cabinet official and his delegation will re-assess with the Portuguese authorities accords signed between the two countries within the sector, aiming for the reinforcement of bilateral cooperation.

These understandings will end up with the negotiation and conclusion of institutional protocols between the two ministries, namely under the current situation of transfer processes of citizens convicted in the two countries.

According to the source, after his arrival in Lisbon, the minister will meet the chairman of the Portuguese Institute of Registration and Notary (IRN).

The minister's visit will constitute an important element under the interchange of experiences sharing of registration and notary processes.

Angola and Portugal have strong cooperation ties in justice sector, based on legal and judiciary cooperation accords, which were set up along the work between the two countries.

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