Myanmar Hosts 44th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Drug Matter and Its Related Meeting (ASOD)

Myanmar, as a rotational chair, hosted the 44th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Drug Matter and Its Related Meeting (ASOD) via videoconferencing at the meeting hall of the office of the Anti-Narcotic Task Force of Myanmar Police Force.

At the meeting, Secretary of Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Chief of Myanmar Police Force Maj-Gen Zin Min Htet said as follows –

  • Moreover, Myanmar is conducting systematic and special operations by reviewing the changes in drug production and transportation.
  • The Operation 1511/22 jointly conducted by Laos, Myanmar and Thailand in 2022 was successful.
  • Currently, the Operation 39 for combating drugs and precursor was also launched from 1 February and 31 July across the nation.
  • He also mentioned that it was necessary to share information among ASEAN countries in a timely manner and cooperate in combating drugs without any political interference.

Then, Malaysian ASOD leader who led 43rd ASOD meeting handed over the duty of patron for the 44th ASOD meeting to Police Brig-Gen Win Naing.

On 5 July, the five working groups of the 44th ASOD such as Preventive Education, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Law Enforcement, Research, and Alternative Development held meetings and were attended by representatives of 10 ASEAN countries and Myanmar as host led the discussions.

The representatives of ASEAN countries and partner countries such as China, India, Korea, Russia, UNODC and AFP attended the 44th ASOD meeting that will be held until 7 July.

Source: Myawady Daily Newspaper (7-7-2023)

 

  • Myanmar, as a rotational chair, hosted the 44th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Drug Matter and Its Related Meeting (ASOD) via videoconferencing.
  • The representatives of ASEAN countries and partner countries such as China, India, Korea, Russia, UNODC and AFP attended the 44th ASOD meeting.

 

engdate: 
Friday, July 7, 2023 - 10:15
month: 
July, 2023