Police reminded of their role for ADB meet
April 29, 2019 4:26 pm
Police reminded of their role for ADB meet [Source: Fiji Police]
Police officers deployed as part of the multi-agency team for the Asian Development Bank’s high-level meeting have been reminded of their role.
More than 400 police officers have been deployed to ensure the safety and security of up to 3,000 delegates that are expected to attend the 52nd annual meeting of the board of governors for the ADB.
Chief Operations and Assistant Commissioner of Police, Maretino Qiolevu in a briefing with the officers yesterday stressed the importance in ensuring the meetings are conducted without major incidents.
“And we over the next few days, we need to operate as a well-oiled machine in the eyes of our visitors, they don’t solely me as the chief of operations officer nor do they see they see the director Ops, as Ops nor do they see only the Divisional Police Commander West as only the DPC, they see me, they see you and they see everybody as a member of the Fiji Police.”
ACP Qiolevu also stressed to the officers that the eyes of the world will be on Fiji as the first Pacific nation to host such a high-level meeting.
He noted that security will be paramount and officers must ensure that they remain professional at all times.
The ADB meeting will be held in Nadi from Wednesday to Saturday of this week.