Thailand and Burma discuss narcotics

CAPE PANWA: High-level talks between top officials from Thailand and Burma on narcotics problems started today at the Cape Panwa Hotel. The two-day meeting, between officials from Thailand’s Office of the Central Narcotics Board and its Burmese counterpart, the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control, is the fifth such meeting. The venue alternates between the two countries. Gen Thammarak Isarangura, Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office, is chairing the session, which is examining the results of decisions taken at the last meeting, held in Chieng Tung, Burma, in April last year, and discussing any problems that may have arisen. Eleven other Thai officials, including representatives of the Royal Thai Police, the Narcotics Suppression Bureau and the Customs Department, are at the meeting. The Burmese team comprises 12 officials headed by Pol Maj Gen Soe Win of the Burmese police.

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