The Vietnamese and Lao ministries of public security held the 10th conference in Vientiane on July 9 to review their joint work against crimes.
Deputy Director General of the Police Department of Laos, Maj. Gen. Thongsavanh Vongsavath
The event was co-chaired by Deputy Director General of the Police Department of Laos, Maj. Gen. Thongsavanh Vongsavath, and Vice Director of the Office of Police Investigation Agency,Col. Vu Quoc Thang.
Speaking at the event, theLao official said his country is facing challenges regarding drug and humantrafficking, robbery, and complicated crimes using modern technology.
He added that the eventaffords both sides a chance to effectively deal with social issues and negativephenomena.
The two sides informed eachother of social security and safety situation in their respective country andreviewed the outcomes of the implementation of the minutes of the previousconference.
They highlighted the need toenhance information and experience sharing and effectively carry out crimefighting plan to ensure regional security and order.
In the near future, they willwork closely together to fight drug crime, partner with Interpol and ASEANPolto fight transnational crimes, especially human trafficking, smuggling andillegal immigration crimes, towards a borderline of peace, friendship,cooperation and development.
Concluding the event, bothsides signed the minutes of the meeting.-VNA