Myanmar forms coast guard for maritime security

Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing (centre) attends a formation ceremony of coast guard at the Thilawa port in Yangon, Myanmar, on Oct. 6, 2021. - Xinhua

YANGON (Xinhua): Myanmar on Wednesday (Oct 6) formed a coast guard to strengthen maritime security and coordinate the elimination of crosswater crimes in territorial waters.

The navy, which has assumed the duties pertaining to coast guard, ceremonially transferred four military vessels to the newly formed coast guard in the Yangon river.

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