thailand-myanmar-discussionThailand and Myanmar joined forces to suppress  narcotics, traffickers and drug users along their border. The 67th meeting of the Thailand-Myanmar Township Border Committee (TBC) has concluded peaceably as they cordially discussed the narcotics and transnational crimes. The meeting was co-chaired by Col. Jiradet Kamolphet, commander of an ad hoc unit from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment of Thailand’s Pha Muang Task Force, and Major La Miang-u, acting commander of the 526th Rapid Movement Battalion of Myanmar. Furthermore, the Thai side asked Myanmar to help track down criminal suspects who recently fled from Thailand, and to consider opening a temporary border cross at Kiew Pha Work area of Chiang Mai’s Chiang Dao district, to facilitate local border trade.

Report by Alka