Azərbaycan Respublikası Ali Məhkəməsi

President of Supreme Court pays an official visit to China
  • By the invitation of the President of the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China Mr. Zhou Qiang, President of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ramiz Rzayev pays an official visit to the People’s Republic of China beginning from March 14, 2016.

    During the visit the President of the Supreme Court met with the President of the Supreme People’s Court. Mr. Ramiz Rzayev spoke about the significance of cooperation with the People’s Republic of China in all areas for both countries. He mentioned that the state visit of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev to the People’s Republic of China on 8-11 December 2015 and signed bilateral agreements in different areas are good examples of that. Also Mr. Rzayev brought to notice the existence of the cooperation between the judicial and prosecutor authorities of two countries and agreements signed between them.

    Afterwards, President of the Supreme Court gave the detailed information about the measures taken last years and reflections of these measures in judicial system of the Republic of Azerbaijan; in particular, he talked about improvements in the efficiency of the judicial system. President of the Supreme Court spoke about appliance of additional measures for increasing of transparency of judicial system, public participation and broad cooperation with public society, pointed out importance of the decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan signed  on February 2014 on ”Creation of informational system “Electronic Court”.

    President of the Supreme People’s Court admitted importance of the cooperation of his country with the Republic of Azerbaijan and gave the detailed information about judicial system of the People’s Republic of China and the measures undertaken in recent years.

    In conclusion, with the aim to establish and extend the cooperation between these two judicial systems parties signed Memorandum of Cooperation between the Supreme Court of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China that includes issues in areas of e-courts, sending the judges of different instances to study visits, carrying out judicial reforms, courts administration and training of the judges, exchange of information relating to judicial practice and chosen judicial decisions.

    During the visit a meeting with the chief executives of the Judge’s Academy of the People’s Republic of China was held. President of the Supreme Court got acquainted with the new building, library and campus of the Academy. High appreciation given to the Republic of Azerbaijan by the Council of Europe and other international organizations for the aptness of the form and transparency of the procedure, fairness and high professional organization of election of judges was mentioned on the meeting. Parties discussed the perspectives of cooperation in the area of the training of judges and candidate judges.

    President of the Supreme Court got acquainted with the new administrative building of the court of Si Chen district of Beijing and met with president of the court, participated in judicial trial.

    The delegation members visited National Judicial Museum of China and attended presentation on the activity of the information center of the Supreme People’s Court of China.

    During the visit the President of the Supreme Court will also have meetings in Shanghai.


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