Public Security Minister General Tran Dai Quang wants to intensify cooperation with the Singaporean Ministry of Home Affairs in fighting transnational crime involving drugs, money laundering, human trafficking and hi-tech crime.

General Quang was talking with Masagos Zulkifli, Singaporean Minister of State in charge of Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs in Hanoi on May 29.

The comprehensive cooperation that has been retained between the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam and the Singaporean Ministry of Home Affairs has contributed importantly to the two countries’ efforts to maintain their security and social order, Quang told the visiting guest.

The host hoped that the two sides will further strengthen the cooperative ties in the coming time, especially in preventing and fighting transnational crimes.

Masagos Zulkifli congratulated the achievements Vietnam has gained over the past time. He also hoped to see the cooperation between the Vietnamese Public Security Ministry and the Singaporean Home Affairs continuing in the coming time.

The same day, Minister Quang met with Colonel Kiengkham Inphenthavong, Chief Representative of the Lao Public Security Ministry in Vietnam.

The two sides expressed their hopes that the cooperation between the two ministries will further develop in the future, helping deepen the special friendship and cooperative ties between the two countries forever.-VNA