BEIJING — Viet Nam and China have agreed to enhance the exchange of high-level and expert delegations to share information and experience in combating drug trafficking, terrorism, counterfeit currency and hi-tech crimes and safeguarding inland security.
The agreement was reached at talks between the Vietnamese Minister of Public Security Sen. Lieut. Gen. Tran Dai Quang and his Chinese counterpart Meng Jianzhu in Beijing on Thursday.
The ministers also agreed to increase cooperation in training police officers and improving their professionalism, foreign languages, science-technology and martial arts knowledge, as well as providing each other with equipment and devices.
Quang said that the results of cooperation between the two ministries have contributed to maintaining the social order and security of each country, as well as boosting the traditional relationships between the two Parties, States and peoples.
Later on the day, Quang met with Zhou Yongkang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau and Secretary of the Committee of Political and Legislative Affairs of the Communist Party of China Central Committee.
Zhou highly valued the outcomes of cooperation between the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of State Security and the People's Armed Police Force of China. He also expressed his hope that the two sides will further bolster cooperation under the instruction of the two Parties and Governments.
Vietnamese, Israeli cities boost co-operation
HA NOI — The friendship and comprehensive cooperation between Ha Noi and Israel's Tel Aviv-Yafo are positively developing, enhancing Viet Nam-Israel ties.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai made this statement while receiving a delegation from Tel Aviv- Yafo led by Governor Ron Huldai in Ha Noi yesterday.
Deputy PM Hai spoke highly of Tel Aviv's support in human resource training for Ha Noi, affirming that the Vietnamese Government will always create favourable conditions for the two cities to boost cooperation, especially in education and training and technology transfer.
For his part, Governor Ron Huldai evaluated the Vietnamese Government's efforts in socio-economic management highly. He affirmed that Tel Aviv is willing to share experiences with Ha Noi and will encourage its businesses to invest in the city. — VNS