Senior-Lieutenant General To Lam (C) addressing the meeting. Photo: baogialai.com.vn 
The minister was briefed on the close coordination between the region’s armed forces and public security forces in provinces and cities under the military region and the Ministry of Public Security to maintain security and social order in these localities.

He was also reported on the political and security situations in the region, with absolute safety during big events, including international ones hosted by the localities as a highlight, as well as full preparations to ensure security and safety for the upcoming APEC Economic Leaders' Week.

Regarding the important mission of guaranteeing security and safety during the Week, Minister To Lam asked the MR5 Command to further collaborate with the local public security forces to map out detailed coordination plans.

He also suggested deeper cooperation between the two forces for the sake of locals.  

Source: PANO/VTV

Translated by Mai Huong