Vietnam, US strengthen fishery law enforcement capacity

(VOVWORLD) -  The Directorate of Fisheries at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the US Department of State signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday in Hanoi on strengthening fishery law enforcement capacity.

Vietnam, US strengthen fishery law enforcement capacity - ảnh 1Vietnam and US sign a MoU on strengthen fishery law enforcement capacity on July 22, 2020 (Photo: VNA) 

Cooperative activities will include developing and implementing technical assistance cooperation programs and projects for Vietnamese fisheries law enforcement agencies to prevent illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and other crimes related to fisheries, and providing information on training, investigation techniques, and education in international law enforcement for law enforcement officials.

The two sides will organize training courses and exchange expertise in the fields of investigation, supervision, and patrolling at sea, offer technical assistance in operating specialized equipment, implement professional exchange programs on patrolling fishing vessels, and support the construction of training institutions.