Myanmar and Vietnam to cooperate in crime prevention

27 February 2019
Myanmar and Vietnam to cooperate in crime prevention
Union Minister Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe and Gen. To Lam sign the bilateral agreement at the 3rd Ministerial Meeting on Security and Law Enforcement Matters in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

Myanmar and Vietnam have signed a bilateral agreement on cooperation in crime prevention and fighting transnational crimes, Xinhua reported.

The signing of the agreement by Myanmar Minister of Home Affairs Lt. Gen. Kyaw Swe and visiting Vietnamese Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam in Myanmar's capital of Nay Pyi Taw on Monday followed a discussion on bilateral cooperation in security, rule of law, fighting transnational crimes including drug and human trafficking, terrorism, and promotion of the capacity of police and investigation.

The ministerial meeting was the third of its kind of security cooperation between the two countries.