QATAR AND SUDAN SIGN PACT TO EXCHANGE INFORMATION ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

Qatar and Sudan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), for cooperation in the field of public prosecution, to exchange information on laws, regulations, provisions and criminal justice systems, as well as, training of prosecutors.

Signed by Qatar's Attorney-General, Dr Ali bin Fetais al Marri, and Sudan's Attorney-General, Maulana Omar Ahmed Mohammed, the memorandum stressed the need for regular bilateral consultations, to review the level and magnitude of cooperation in training and mutual legal assistance.

Following the MoU signing, Dr Marri said, prosecutors from both sides will exchange visits, to benefit from each other's experience in investigation and judiciary, as well as, exchange experiences, as Qatar has managed to replace registry with electronic investigation - an experiment that will be transferred to Sudan.

He praised continuous relations between Sudan and Qatar in all fields, pointing out that, his visit to Sudan aims to back the judiciary in all forms and promote bilateral cooperation.

He lauded the establishment of an independent public prosecutor in Sudan, stressing that, it is a step in the right direction, towards the support of the state institutions, the law and the independence of the judiciary from the executive and legislative branches.

On his part, the Sudanese attorney-general said, the MoU will promote joint training of prosecutors, in investigation and knowledge sharing.

"We are keen on knowledge sharing and this MoU augurs well for relations between the two countries in the legal fields," said the Sudanese attorney-general.

The signing ceremony was attended by the Ambassador of Qatar to Sudan, Rashid bin Abdulrahman al Nuaimi.

Dr Marri also met with State Minister at the Sudanese Ministry of Justice, Tahani Ali Ahmed Toral-Dabba, and discussed means of advancing cooperation between the two countries.

Source: NAM News Network

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