Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has requested that police forces nationwide be more alert to hostile forces’ sabotage schemes and continue working hard against all kinds of crime next year, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has said.
The premier made the request at a meeting with leaders of the Ministry of Public Security in Hanoi on Sunday, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
Greater effort by the police is essential as the year 2015 will see a series of important political events: the 85th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the 70th Independence Day, the 40thReunification Day as well as Party congresses at all levels.
The government leader emphasized that these are the times when hostile and reactionary forces as well as criminals increase their activities against the country.
He praised the police force for their remarkable achievements in 2014 despite all the difficulties and challenges posed by international, regional, and domestic situations, adding that their outstanding performance has greatly contributed to protecting national sovereignty and maintaining political stability.
He also asked the police to accelerate investigations while strictly complying with regulations on the custody and treatment of suspects.
At the meeting, Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang requested that all police units continue closely coordinating with military and other forces to fulfill the tasks of maintaining social safety and order.