President U Win Myint receives representatives from ASEAN, China, Japan, ROK, and Secretary General of ASEAN

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Nay Pyi Taw, November 2,

U Win Myint, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, received representatives from ASEAN countries, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, and Secretary General of ASEAN attending the 12th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime and related meetings, at the Credential Hall of the Presidential Palace, Nay Pyi Taw at 2pm yesterday.

During the meeting, President U Win Myint expressed his delight, saying that the 12th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime was a success, since cooperation between the countries in the ASEAN region is important and supporting dialogues between ASEAN partners is also important, as transnational crimes are very serious, and was discussed in the ASEAN leaders meetings, noting that terrorism is also threatening the security and stability of the region.

Union Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe, Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin, Deputy Ministers Rear Admiral Myint Nwe, Maj-Gen Than Htut and other officials were present at the meeting.
The delegates from ASEAN countries included Minister for Defence of Brunei Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retd.) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Secretary of State Gen. Meach Sophana from Cambodia, Police General Prof. H. Muhammad Tito Karnavian from Indonesia, Deputy Minister for Public Security of Lao Police Major General Somvang Thammasith, Secretary General Dato’ Alwi Bin Hj Ibrahim from Ministry of Home Affairs of Malaysia, Undersecretary General Bernardo C. Florece, Jr. (Retd.) from the Department of Home Affairs of Philippines, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs of Singapore Amrin Amin, Deputy Minister of Interior Sutee Markboon from Thailand, Deputy Minister of Public Security of Viet Nam Senior Lieutenant General Le Quy Vuong, Deputy Minister of Public Security of China Du Hang Wei, Deputy Commissioner General of National Police Agency Matsumoto Mitsuhiro from Japan, Vice Minister for Justice of Republic of Korea Kim O-su and Secretary General of ASEAN Lim Jock Hoi.