Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia have held a high-level meeting in Cambodia ’s Siem Reap province to enhance their collaboration on trans-border drugs control.

Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of Cambodian National Authority for Combating for Drugs (NACD) Ke Kim Yan, who chaired the December 11 event, said the trilateral meeting, the 13 th of its kind, vividly reflected the three countries’ friendship as well as their efforts and determination to work closely in the field.

He stressed each country’s role in striving for the goal of a drug-free ASEAN by 2015.

The insightful discussions within drug authorities of the three countries towards a protocol on the work is a manifestation for their strengthened partnership in cementing peace, stability for people in border areas, said Virith, NACD’s Secretary General.-VNA