NAYPYIDAW — State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi met in Naypyidaw on May 8 with Myanmar’s Minister of Home Affairs Kyaw Swe on cooperation.
Zhao said that the proposals made by Chinese President Xi Jinping to foster a new type of international relations and to build a community with a shared future for mankind provided new impetus to the development of China-Myanmar relations.
He said the Chinese side will make joint efforts with Myanmar to implement the important consensus made by leaders of the two sides and continuously deepen the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership as well as expand cooperation in law-enforcement and security areas.
Zhao said that the law-enforcement departments of both sides should continue to strengthen high-level exchange of visits and improve the cooperation mechanism.
He said that both sides should enhance pragmatic cooperation against criminal activities such as drug-related crimes, telemarketing scams, trafficking in firearms and explosives, human trafficking, kidnapping and blackmail; deepen the cooperation on the security of the projects along the Belt and Road, and joint patrol operation along the Mekong River so as to jointly improve the security on the borders of the two countries and better benefit the two peoples.
For his part, Kyaw Swe said the Myanmar side is willing to deepen the law-enforcement and security practical cooperation with China and strengthen the security cooperation on the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative so as to jointly maintain the security and stability of both countries.