China Pledges More Support to Liberian Police Capacity Building
Monrovia – The Government of China through its Ministry of Public Security, has pledged its continued assistance to the Liberia National Police (LNP) in providing professional Police service to the people of Liberia.
China wants the LNP to continue its services in protecting Chinese investment and citizens in Liberia.
Making the commitment at the LNP headquarters in Monrovia, Thursday, November 30, China’s Deputy Inspector General for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Public Security, Ll Ll informed LNP Inspector General Gregory Coleman that her government will continue to assist with training of the LNP.
According to her, these trainings would place emphasis on Form Police Unit (FPU), promising international training opportunities for officers of the Liberia National Police to China.
Madam LI LI said following the departure of the Chinese FPU from the United Nations Mission in Liberia early next year, the Ministry of Public Security will send a special team of trainers to Liberia to continue with the training of the Liberian Form Police Unit.
She expressed delight over the level of cooperation between the LNP and the Chinese FPU, indicating that the Ministry of Public Security will remain engaged in building the capacity of the Liberian National Police.
Recently the Government of China through its Ministry of Public Security donated several items to the Liberia National Police to include uniforms for Liberian Police Form Unit, three vehicles, and several motorbikes among others.
In response, the Inspector General of Police, Col. Gregory Coleman, expressed gratitude to the Government and people of China for the level of contributions, they continue to make to the Liberia National Police, and described the Chinese as a reliable partner.
IGP Coleman assured the delegation of full protection for all foreign nationals to include all Chinese residing in Liberia in line with the laws of Liberia, which calls for equal protection.
Coleman then lauded the Chinese Ministry of Public Security for identifying with the Police by helping in the capacity building drive being carried out by the Government of Liberia.