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Better Police Force: People-Center Police System Practiced

16 May 2018

Ministry of Home Affairs is implementing the objective of establishing a peaceful, modern and developed nation according to 49 laws.

Permanent Secretary U Tin Myint said at the press conference in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday. He said Myanmar Police Force is practicing people-centre police system in cooperation with the local people.

MPF is also working together with the international community for cross border crime prevention. Arrangements are underway with neighboring countries to open 12 Border Liaison Offices (BLO) as well as Myanmar-Bangladesh BLO in Maungtaw of Myanmar and Teknaf of Bangladesh is made.

Chief of Myanmar Police Force Aung Win Oo told of Myanmar Police Force setting up the aims of providing internal security, peace and stability, rule of law, prevention and eradicating narcotic drugs and conducting works that benefit the people.

A district police office, eight area police stations, 14 police posts were expanded and opened while five police posts were upgraded to area police stations.

To increase the security in Rakhine State border areas, a border police command office and four border police forces were expanded to three border police command offices and eight border police forces.

Two central level, 12 battalion commander level and one company level flag meetings were held between Myanmar and Bangladesh.