China, Mongolia agree to legal services cooperation
Representatives from the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Lawyers Association and the Mongolian Lawyers Association sign the Agreement on Cooperation in Legal Services in Economic and Trade Activities between China and Mongolia at a forum in Ulaanqab, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Sept 6. [Photo/xinhuanet.com]
A forum on China-Mongolia legal services for economic and trade activities was held in Ulaanqab, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Sept 6.
The forum, held for the first time this year and part of the 3rd China-Mongolia Expo, aims to build a platform for cooperation in legal services between China and Mongolia, promote cooperation between the legal services industries of the two countries, serve bilateral economic, trade, tourism, and cultural cooperation, and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of enterprises and citizens on both sides.
At the forum, representatives from legal circles in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia delivered speeches, and lawyers and notary representatives held discussions.
Furthermore, the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Lawyers Association and the Mongolian Lawyers Association signed the Agreement on Cooperation in Legal Services in Economic and Trade Activities on behalf of China and Mongolia.
China is Mongolia's largest trading partner and it accounts for 30 percent of Mongolia's total foreign investment. Bilateral trade between the two sides is valued at $8 billion, and trade between Inner Mongolia and Mongolia accounts for more than 60 percent of this. The signing of the agreement is expected to further improve legal services on both sides, enhance trade between China and Mongolia, and contribute to the Belt and Road Initiative.