[@ASEAN] All Parties in the Lancang-Mekong Area Benefited from China-Laos-Myanmar-Thailand Joint Patrol and Law Enforcement on the Mekong River
 updatetime:2024-01-18 19:30:00   Views:0 Source:BBRTV


On January 15, 2024, the 300-ton cargo ship "Zhong Sheng" of Lin Tangjiang, a Chinese captain, berthed at Guan Lei Port, "China's No.1 Port" on the Lancang-Mekong River. After unloading beer from Laos and beverages from Thailand, it loaded daily necessities and building materials from China for delivery to Wan Pong Port in Myanmar and Bokeo Province in Laos.

After several rounds of negotiations, China, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand launched the first China-Laos-Myanmar-Thailand joint patrol and law enforcement operation on the Mekong River on December 10, 2011. Over the past 12 years, the four countries have carried out 136 joint patrols and law enforcement operations on the Mekong River as well as more than 200 joint operations such as waterborne and land inspections, and sectional patrols. Thousands of merchant ships passing by the area have been escorted, and more than 200 merchant ships in distress have been successfully rescued, retrieving economic losses of about RMB 200 million. (Bo)

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