JAKARTA, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Indonesian and Dutch governments inked an agreement to form a joint committee to cooperate in the legal field, said an Indonesian official here on Monday.
The agreement was formalized in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by Indonesian Law and Human Rights Minister Andi Mattalatta and Dutch Justice Minister E.M.H. Hirsch Ballin.
"A more detailed plan to implement the cooperation will be made in meeting of the Indonesia-Netherlands Joint Committee," the national Antara News Agency on Monday quoted Mattalatta as saying.
The cooperation would cover 11 subject matters, namely drafting of laws, human rights, immigration management and systems, legal research for the drafting of academic documents, intellectual property rights, public administration law, human resources development, legal library management, and legal documentation.
Mattalatta said the members of the joint committee would be made up of a number of officials from related Indonesian and Dutch institutions.
Editor: Zhang Xiang