|[08_27_17]Chief Justice Yang visits judiciaries of Vietnam and New Zealand|
Chief Justice YANG Sung-tae made official visits to Vietnam and New Zealand from August 27 to September 7, 2017 upon invitations of Chief Justice Nguyen Hoa Binh of Vietnam and Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias of New Zealand.
Chief Justice Yang visited the Supreme People's Court of Vietnam in the morning of Monday, August 28 to pay a courtesy call on Chief Justice Nguyen Hoa Binh and discussed with him achievements of the Korean judiciary's project to support Vietnamese judiciary. The two Chief Justices shared their views on continuous cooperation between the two Supreme Courts and deepened their understanding on judicial systems of the two countries.
Chief Justice Yang visited the Presidential Palace of Vietnam and Prime Minister's office in the afternoon of Monday, August 28 and met with President Tran Dai Quang and First Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh. They discussed rapid progress made on the relationship between Korea and Vietnam and its significance, and continuous cooperation on the Korean judiciary's project to support Vietnamese judiciary.
In the morning of Tuesday, August 29, Chief Justice Yang visited the Judicial Training Academy of Vietnam for a meeting with President Nguyen Tri Tue and planted a commemorative tree at the Academy. Later on, Chief Justice Yang had a TV interview on bilateral exchanges and cooperation between Korea and Vietnam.
Chief Justice Yang visited the Supreme Court of New Zealand and paid a courtesy call on Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias on Monday, September 4. During the meeting, the two Chief Justices discussed ways to further expand judicial exchanges between Korea and New Zealand.
In the afternoon of Wednesday, September 6, Chief Justice Yang laid a wreath at the Korean War Veterans Memorial and paid tribute to those fallen soldiers of New Zealand who sacrificed their noble lives during the Korean War.