By Vuga Innocent
The Supreme Court of China has appointed the Uganda’s former Chief Justice Bart Katureebe as a member of its coveted expert Committee on adjudication of international commercial disputes.
The appointment letter says Katureebe’s appointment effective December 8, 2020 is running for four years.
“This is to certify that Bart Magunda Katureebe is appointed as a member of International Commercial Expert Committee of the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China for a four-year term from December 8, 2020 to December 8, 2024,”.
China is currently in trade and diplomatic wars with Australia sparked by a tweet from a Chinese foreign affairs ministry official. The tweet had doctored picture of an Australian soldier in Afghanistan brutalizing a child.
The expert Committee was established in August 2018 in order to ensure fair and effective operation of the China International Commercial Court (CICC), an organ of Supreme People’s Court established to adjudicate international commercial disputes.
China also has a long trade disputes with the United States.