Japan-Cambodia Relations

Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Suzuki Receives a Courtesy Call from Cambodian Judicial officials

February 21, 2019
Japanese

  • Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Suzuki Receives a Courtesy Call from Cambodian Judicial officials1
  • Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Suzuki Receives a Courtesy Call from Cambodian Judicial officials2

On February 18, H.E. Suzuki Norikazu, Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, received a courtesy call from 15 Cambodian judicial officials, who were visiting Japan as a part of the training program for improvement of implementation of Civil Law and Civil Procedure. The overview of the courtesy call is as follows.

  1. At the beginning, Mr.Suzuki expressed his pleasure to see prompt realization of the training program which was announced by Prime Minister Abe to Prime Minister Hun Sen during the summit meeting last October. Then he placed his hope that Japanese experience is utilized as lessons to establish a predictable and independent judicial system in Cambodia.
  2. In response, the Cambodian judicial officials expressed their appreciation for Japan's assistance including judicial support to Cambodia over years. They also showed their determination to utilize their knowledge obtained through the training to establish a judicial system trusted by Cambodian people.
  3. Mr.Suzuki expressed his hope that the people in Cambodia will unite and promote the development of the country further by advancing democratic process in the country. It was also noted that Japan will extend its support toward Cambodia especially on governance to this end.