BEIJING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) — China's coast guard chief, Meng Hongwei, met with his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Quang Dam, on Friday in Beijing to discuss cooperation in law enforcement.

According to a consensus reached during the meeting, both sides will patrol shared fishing areas in the Beibu Gulf twice a year, and both sides will exchange friendly visits of coast guard vessels at earliest possible date.

Moreover, Vietnam will send personnel to participate in the capacity-building training on maritime law enforcement to be held by China in 2017, and both sides will organize on-site mutual visits to each others' inspection vessels during law enforcement operations.