On June 21, 2022 the delegation of the Ministry of Public Security of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam visited the State Forensic Examination Committee of the Republic of Belarus. The delegation was headed by Deputy Minister Lieutenant General Le Quoc Hung.
Promising areas of cooperation in the field of forensic expert activity were discussed during the visit, including the training of Vietnamese specialists at the Institute of Further Training and Retraining of the Personnel of the State Forensic Examination Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
The delegation visited laboratories of drug and psychotropic substances, their precursors and analogues, gemological laboratory, spectral analysis laboratory, research laboratory of metals and alloys, gunshot residue and petroleum products. The forensic experts of the State Committee spoke about the technical equipment of the laboratories and the expert tasks solved during the research.
Belarus and Vietnam are constantly developing a political dialogue, the exchange of visits at the highest and high levels has been established between the states. Vietnam is a significant and reliable partner for Belarus, the countries successfully cooperate in many areas. A stable treaty and legal basis has been formed between the Republic of Belarus and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. In July 2019 one more document – the Agreement on cooperation in the sphere of forensic activity between the State Forensic Examination Committee of the Republic of Belarus and the Ministry of Public Security of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam was added to this basis.
After the signing of the Agreement in September – October 2019, the Vietnamese delegation headed by Deputy Director of the Institute of Forensic Science of the Ministry of Public Security got acquainted in detail with the expert capabilities, technical equipment and software of the State Committee’s Departments, the conduct of criminalistic recording and crime scene examination in order to introduce positive experience into the practical activities of Vietnam’s forensic experts.
The visit, which took place on June 21, 2022, was another stage in strengthening and further developing mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of forensic examination.