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MPS discusses role of firefighters in response to non-traditional security threats

June, 27 2020
MPS - Senior Lieutenant General, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Thanh, Member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy Minister of Public Security on June 26 attended and delivered a speech at an international scientific seminar held by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) themed "The role of fire police force in response to non-traditional security threats”.

The seminar saw the participation of many domestic and foreign experts, scientists, and researchers as well as representatives of foreign embassies and diplomatic missions in Vietnam.

Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Thanh and delegates at the seminar.

At the seminar, participants discussed issues related to non-traditional security threats which may possibly affect national security, and fire prevention and rescue work. They also evaluated the role of the Fire and Rescue Police Force in response to those security threats and exchanged experiences and approaches to respond to non-traditional security issues.

Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Thanh speaks at the seminar.


Speaking at the seminar, Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Thanh emphasized that, in order to improve their operational efficiency in the new situation, the Vietnamese Fire and Rescue Police Force should proactively work out plans in response to any possibly emergency scenarios, such as environmental crises, natural disasters, fires and explosions.

Delegates discuss related issues at the seminar.


The force should also regularly carry out firefighting and rescue drills while improving the quality of their training programs for firefighters, meeting the requirements of tasks in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and effectively responding to non-traditional security issues.

by Hai Van