Talks held in Cairo to set up Arab Judicial Cooperation Network to tackle counter-terrorism

CAIRO–Talks began in Cairo on Wednesday, with participation of the UAE, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League, to set up an Arab Judicial Cooperation to prepare internal draft regulations to coordinate counter-terrorism activities.

The meeting of the Committee of Experts and Representatives of the Ministries of Justice of the Arab States was chaired by the UAE.

The UAE delegation, headed by Counselor Ali Hassan Al Shirawi, President of the Sharjah Appeal Court, included Counselor Adel Marzouqi from the International Cooperation Department at the Ministry of Justice, and Abdullah Al Hammadi from the UAE Permanent Representative Office to the League in Cairo.

Ambassador Fadhil Jawad, Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs at the Arab League of Arab States, said that this meeting is the third gathering for Arab legal experts to discuss the establishment of the Arab judicial cooperation network.

The network will also help provide member states with information to help eliminate terrorism and organised crime, he said. Ambassador Jawad noted that the resolutions from this meeting would be presented to the Executive Office of Arab Ministers of Justice during its meeting on 17th and 18th May.

Source: Emirates News Agency