Council of ASEAN Chief Justices holds online meeting

(VOVWORLD) - The 8th meeting of the Council of ASEAN Chief Justices (CACJ) took place via video conference on Thursday. 
Council of ASEAN Chief Justices holds online meeting - ảnh 1Chief Justice of the  Supreme People;'s Court of Vietnam Nguyen Hoa Binh delivers the opening speech of the meeting on November 5 (Photo: VNA) 

Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam Nguyen Hoa Binh said that since officially becoming an entity, the CACJ has made unceasing efforts to perfect its structure, increase activities, and boost interaction with other organisations inside and outside of the region, to further promote democracy, the efficiency of state management, the enforcement of law-governed state principles, and peace, stability, and prosperity in the region.

Judicial and legal systems in the bloc integrating based on common standards has helped reduce law enforcement costs, facilitated business, migration and residency of Southeast Asian enterprises and people, enhanced judicial systems’ transparency and predictability, consolidated investor trust, and created the opportunity for fair capital access and competition among countries, he stressed.
CACJ has become an important cooperation channel, he went on, helping member courts strengthen cooperative ties. It has also helped complete an ASEAN Community of unity in diversity.