Visiting Minister of Justice and Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sanea, and his Egyptian counterpart Ahmad Al-Zend on Tuesday discussed means of bolstering bilateral judiciary and legal ties.â€¨
They agreed to reactivate the joint judiciary committee, to hold biannual meetings in both countries in turn.â€¨The two ministers also vowed to work on developing judiciary cooperation agreements in line with the relevant UN ones, extending them to include fighting corruption, terrorism and money-laundering.â€¨
During the meeting, Al-Sanea boasted the Egyptian judges in Kuwait, saying they are working amid a climate of full keenness on independence of the judiciary.â€¨
He added that the Egyptian community in Kuwait, who hit 700,000 people working in various fields are well-treated.â€¨He affirmed that all expatriates in Kuwait, including the Egyptians, were receiving equal humane treatment.â€¨
For his part, Al-Zend stressed the importance of coordination and consultation between the two sides as part of their bilateral strong relations.â€¨
In addition, he reiterated the necessity of adopting a unified stance among the Arab countries for maintaining legislations that go in line with of religion, customs and traditions.