The Royal Thai Police is ready to play host to the ASEAN National Police Chiefs Conference, where discussions on transnational crime suppression will be tabled.

National Police Chief Pol. Gen. Adul Saengsingkaew, on February 18, announced Thailand’s readiness to host the 33rd ASEAN National Police Chiefs Conference during February 18-22.

The National Police Chief said the meeting, held in Pattaya City, Chon Buri Province, will focus on cooperation related to the suppression of transnational crimes, including drug and arms trade, human trafficking, terrorism and cybercrime.

He added the conference sees the participation of national police chiefs and representatives from 10 ASEAN nations as well as from 5 major partner countries, which are China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

Pol. Gen. Adul affirmed that the Royal Thai Police is ready in hosting and assuring safety of all participants, while stating that continued violence in Thailand’s restive south will not shake international confidence in the country.-VNA