Leaders from police departments of Macao and its neighbor Guangdong Province met here Tuesday to discuss the cooperation in fighting organized crimes and terrorism in 2017, according to the special administrative region's security authorities.
Macao's office of Secretary for Security told the press that the 20th police work meeting between Macao and Guangdong was led by Macao's Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak and Guangdong vice governor and police chief Li Chunsheng.
The meeting recalled successful works that have been done jointly by two sides in 2016, including Operation Thunder Sixteen, a joint action cracking down on organized crime. The coordination mechanism also helped in fighting and preventing cross-border telephone fraud and internet fraud.
The two sides also exchanged ideas about plans in 2017 to fighting illegal stay and immigration, terrorism, tele-communication fraud and drug related crimes. They also discussed details in cooperation of border control, fire-fighting and personnel training.
Wong Sio Chak thanked his Guangdong counterparts for their help and support in preventing illegal migration, especially their cooperation with Macao police during the Spring Festival to keep the order in border passes.
Li Chunsheng said as Macao and Guangdong people visit each other frequently, new challenges come out in security area, which demand more efforts from both sides.