Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit SWAT Unit in Beijing today
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit and a local Police Station in Beijing today. He will also hold a meeting with Mr. Meng Jianzhu, Secretary of the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission of the Communist Party of China.
Rajnath Singh held talks with Chinese Premier Mr. Li Keqiang and Interior Minister Mr. Guo Shengkun in Beijing yesterday. Following the talks, the two countries agreed to form a Ministerial-level mechanism headed by Home Ministers to step up cooperation and coordination on a host of security-related issues, including cross-border terrorism, security and law enforcement, trans-border crimes, cyber crimes and drug trafficking.
The mechanism would be followed by a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding on security-related issues and will become operational during Mr. Guo’s visit to India next year.
The Union Home Minister will leave for Shanghai tomorrow where he will visit the cityâ€™s Command and Control Centre, hold meetings with security officials and address a meeting of the Indian Community.