13th December 2016
The two Chinese police consultants from the People’s Republic of China on attachment with the Fiji Police Force were farewelled by the Commissioner of Police Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho and senior officers this morning.
First Class Superintendent Yin Lei and First Class Superintendent Ji Yong are from the Jiangsu Provincial Public Security Department and both specialize in operational command centre concepts as well as traffic.
The six month attachment was an outcome of the co-operation agreement between Fiji and the People’s Republic of China in particular the Ministry of Public Security since the formalization of security cooperation in April 2011.
First Class Superintendent Ji Yong speaking on behalf of his comrade said it was sad to have to leave officers he had come to know well during their attachment period.
“It seems like only yesterday that we had arrived at the Nausori Airport and now we have to say goodbye again and we thank the Commissioner of Police and senior officers for making our stay here in Fiji a memorable one”.
The two officers specialize in operational command center concepts as well as traffic and during have spent time in various Departments as well as other Divisions.
And during their time in Fiji they have acknowledged the challenges faced by their counterparts, vowing to try and help.
“We have seen how effective and disciplined officers are and while they are at times criticized by the community we have noted a lot of progress and through our country’s friendship and relationship we will try to see how we can work with the Ministry of Public Security to help you”.
The two police consultants are the fourth attachment of officers from the Ministry of Public Security to be seconded to the Fiji Police Force.
In 2011 the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of Fiji signed a Police Cooperation Agreement which has to date seen the two Police organisations exchange assistance in many forms.