Nay Pyi Taw - Tens of thousands of police will be assigned security duty at the 25th ASEAN Summit 2014 to be attended by US President Barack Obama at the Myanmar International Convention Centre (1) in Nay Pyi Taw on November 11 and 12, an official of the Myanmar Police Force told Mizzima on October 26.
Police Brigadier-General Soe Myaing, head of the Transnational Crime Department, said tens of thousands of police will be assigned during the upcoming ASEAN Summit, to be attended by the presidents and prime ministers of ASEAN countries, adding that security measures will be taken at the summit venue and cooperation will sought with Interpol for an exchange of information.
Police servicemen have been trained to take security measures at border gates, airports and river and sea ports, he said.
Police Brigadier-General Soe Myaing said that not only will police of the 10 police security branches from Nay Pyi Taw take part but also units from other regions will be deployed to ensure the security of the summit.
Four security squads are currently on night patrol in eight townships of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area, according to an officer of the Nay Pyi Taw Police Corps speaking on October 24.
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