Senior Lieutenant General To Lam, Member of the Politburo, Secretary of the Central Public Security Party Committee and Minister of Public Security chaired the teleconference.
Speaking at the event, Minister To Lam emphasized that,in the regional and international complex situations in the first quarter of 2018, the Public Security Forces have strictly followed the directions of the Party Central Committee, the National Assembly, the Government and the Ministry; deployed various measures to ensure security and order; advised the Party and State on policies to firmly protect national security and interests; implemented various plans to effectively prevent and neutralize all sabotage conspiracies and activities of hostile and reactionary forces. The Public Security Forces of Vietnam have successfully ensured absolute safety of important targets and projects, as well as political, cultural and social events of the country; and settled all complex security and order issues.The forces’ achievements have contributed to the sound leadership and effective directions of the Party and State in stabilizing the macro-economy, ensuring social welfare and promoting external relations and international cooperation.
Particularly, public security agencies and units have maintained security and order before, during and after the Lunar New Year 2018 as well as in the ongoing festive season. The successes of the Public Security Forces have been recognized and praised by leaders at all levels and the people.
Meanwhile, following the instructions of the Minister of Public Security, all police agencies and units have developed and implemented plans to suppress criminal activities across the country. As a result, the rate of criminal cases has droppedwhilethe rate of successfully investigatedand solved cases related to economic, environment and drug-related crimeswas high, and more wanted criminals were arrested, compared to the same period of the previous year.This contributed to positive changes in social order.
Minister Lam urged the whole police force to promote the gained achievements, proactively brace the situation and effectively deploy plans to ensure security and order in every locality, while promptly solvingarising situational developments to avoid being driven into a surprise and passive position.
The Minister also asked allagencies and units to organize conferences to review their performances of the key tasks set for Q1, and effectively implement the action plans set for April and Q2. The police force was requested to takedrastic measures to control crimes, particularly robbery, theft, economic fraud via multi-level marketing, criminal gangs, illegal debt collection, gang fights and acts against on-duty officials, as well as settle all complicated issues from the grassroots level. The police forceshould promote the fight against economic and environmental crimes, corruption, drug-related crimes, hi-tech crime,as well asthe efficiency of criminal pursuit.
Minister Lam finally instructed that the police forceshould ensure traffic order and safety, public order, and deploy effective measures and solutions to prevent fire and explosion.