Fiji-Indonesia meet to strengthen cooperation
July 19, 2016 1:36 am
The Fiji Police Force together with the Indonesia National police is currently meeting in Suva for the second joint technical working group session.
Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho says they hope the collaboration between the two parties will grow to be stronger and beneficial.
He adds that close to 20 Fijian police officers have received training in Indonesia in various capacities since the signing of the MOU in November 2011.
“Indonesian police commitment to assist us and share their experience could not have come at a better time noting the complexity of global policing challenges confronting us today for crime respects no border irrespective of the differences we may have. As neighbours in the Pacific we have a similar border so as the common global challenges we have to tackle to address the challenges of the 21st century.”
Head of International Mission Bureau of Indonesia National Police Brig. Gen Johni Asadoma says it’s important to work together with other countries as no country can fight transnational organized crimes alone.
The outcome of the meeting today will pave the way forward for the extension of the existing MOU of corporation between the two forces.