A Fijian Woman Police officer has been recognized for her work in empowering women whilst serving in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).
On the 10th of August 2022, the UNMISS United Nations Police (UNPOL) Women’s Network conducted the farewell meeting for their Deputy Chair and Fiji Police’s Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mereani Rokowati Vasakula where she was recognized for showing the progressive and tangible contribution towards empowering local women within South Sudan and her area of responsibility.
ASP Vasakula who has completed her tour of duty, was acknowledged for performing her duties with a high degree of integrity and dedication, in advancing the rights and quality of life for vulnerable women in South Sudan.
ASP Vasakula who held the post of Formed Police Unit Coordination Officer was commended for serving the mission with distinction and consistently demonstrating diligence, professionalism and high level of competence.
The Commissioner of Police Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho has congratulated ASP Vasakula for her achievements and says the Fiji Police Force is proud of her accomplishments.
Brigadier General Qiliho said women officers continue to lead the way in many aspects of policing and the organization is fully supportive of women officers who want to pursue new opportunities whether it be on the local, regional or international policing arena.
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