Deputy Attorney General U Win Myint attends the 6th Meeting of the ASEAN Attorneys General, Ministers of Justice and Ministers of Law held in Indonesia

NayPyiTaw,April29

       The Deputy Attorney General U Win Myint attended the 6th Meeting of the Attorneys General , Ministers of Justice and Minister of Law regarding the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters held at the Republic of Indonesia , Yogyakarta on April 25, 2019. The Attorneys General, Ministers of Justice , Ministers of Law, Deputy Attorneys General from ASEAN countries , senior officials from ASEAN legal affairs, and responsible persons from ASEAN Secretariat Office also attended this meeting.

       In this meeting, they agreed to determine “Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters” as “ASEAN Treaty”; agreed to change the name “Meeting of Senior Officials on the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters” into “Senior Officials Meeting of the Central Authorities on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters”; agreed to change the name “Attorneys General , Minister of Justice and Minister of Law on the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters” into “ASEAN Ministers Attorneys General Meeting of the Central Authorities on Mutual Legal Assistance on Criminal Matters”; agreed to undertake by the ASEAN Secretariat Office, when implementing the functions and duties of the Secretariat Office contained in the contract.

       During the meeting, the Deputy Attorney General U Win Myint separately met with Mr. Jumpon Phansumrit , Deputy Director General from the Office of the Attorney General, Thailand, and discussed to enhance the cooperation with prosecutors among Myanmar, Thailand and Laos related to mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.

(UAGO News)