PSNews – The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) recently held a conference to review its activities to maintain security and safety for the celebration of “Vietnam-Laos Friendship, Solidarity” Year and “Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship” Year in 2017.
Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Thanh, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Minister of Public Security attended the event.
Following the Decision of the National Steering Committee on “Vietnam-Laos Friendship, Solidarity” Year and “Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship” Year, the MPS set up a Ministerial Steering Committee and issued a plan for the celebration activities.
On the basis of the Steering Committee’s plan, the sub-committees gave instructions to relevant public security units and agencies on the implementation and the enhancement of security and safety for celebration activities at the central and local levels.
Under the guidance of the Party Central Committee of Public Security and MPS, the Steering Committee of MPS actively deployed forces to designated places and successfully completed assigned tasks, thus creating positive developments in the relations between the Laos Ministry of Public Security and Cambodian Ministry of Interior. The 3 ministries also successfully organized the meeting between the 3 Ministers which was highly appreciated by leaders of the Party, the State.
Meanwhile, the Vietnamese media and press agencies of public security also deployed synchronously mass dissemination drives on the friendship and relations between Vietnam- Laos and Vietnam –Cambodia in general and cooperation between the Vietnamese public security forces and the Lao and Cambodian counterparts in particular.
During the year, the MPS also launched the contest "To learn about the history of special relations between Vietnam and Laos" and received over 1200 entries from public security officers.
Speaking at the conference, Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Thanh hailed the achievements of public security units and agencies in successfully organizing and protecting activities to celebrate “Vietnam-Laos Friendship, Solidarity” Year and “Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship” Year in 2017.
He asserted that the security and safety of all related events and activities were ensured, which helped the information dissemination drives and exchanges in Vietnam as well as in Laos and Cambodia bring about more practical meaning, contributing to promoting the solidarity and enhancing the Vietnam-Laos special friendship and the Vietnam-Cambodia traditional friendship. By An Nhien