Improving social order, safety and the fight against crime were the key objectives highlighted at a meeting in Hanoi on October 17.

The Hanoi Steering Committee 197, responsible for state management of security, reviewed the committee’s activities in the third quarter of the year and discussed the implementation of important tasks in the next three months.

To realise the objectives, municipal police were requested to work with relevant sectors to ensure traffic safety and order and environmental health and food hygiene, among others.

More than 1,000 criminal cases were reported in the third quarter of this year, up 4.5 percent against the same period in 2012.-VNA