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Vietnam, Myanmar hold deputy ministerial-level security dialogue

May, 06 2018
MPS - The 6th Deputy Ministerial-level Security Dialogue between the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) of Vietnam and the Ministry of Home Affairs of Myanmar took place in Naypyidaw, Myanmar from May 2 to 4.

The Vietnamese delegation was led by Senior Lieutenant General Bui Van Nam, Deputy Minister of Public Security while the host delegation was led by Major General Aung Soe, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs. 

Maj. Gen. Aung Soe and Sen. Lt. Gen. Bui Van Nam at the reception.

At the dialogue, both sides reviewed the implementation of the plans, mapped out at the 5th dialogue held in Hanoi in 2017, for security and police forces as well as the legal framework building of the two sides. The two parties also discussed and assessed impacts of the situations in the world and the region as well as the current trend of transnational crimes on the protection of security in each country.

Delegates in the Dialogue.

The two sides also adopted a Memorandum of Understanding to further promote effective cooperation in all key areas.

* On this occasion, the delegation of the MPS also had a courtesy meeting with Lieutenant Geneneral Kyaw Swe, Minister of Home Affairs of Myanmar.

The host expressed his hope that the 6th Deputy Ministerial-level Dialogue would motivate both sides to effectively implement cooperation areas, contributing to protecting security in each country and promoting peace and stable development to the region.

Lt. Gen. Kyaw Swe and Sen. Lt. Gen. Bui Van Nam and delegates at the reception.

Deputy Minister Bui Van Nam said that the MPS wants to expand cooperation with the Ministry of Home Affairs of Myanmar within the responsibilities of the two ministries. He suggested the two sides ensure security, safety, legitimate rights and interests of citizens and enterprises of one country in the other country. Both sides affirmed that the fine cooperation between the two ministries would make great contributions to the relationship between the two countries in the coming time, especially after the two countries upgraded their relations to a “comprehensive partnership” in 2017.

By Thuy Anh