The Correctional Service Solomon Islands Emergency Response Group (ERG) has undergo a two-week training program conducted by China (PRC) Police Liaison Team at Rove Police Headquarter.
Speaking during the official opening on Monday 11 April, Commissioner Zhang Guangbao, Leader of the China Police Liaison Team conveyed the message on behalf of the Ministry of Public Security of China and the China Police Liaison Team in extending their warm congratulations to CSSI.
Zhang Guangbao said, “CSSI is one of the two main agencies of MPNS&CS and plays an important role in the law enforcement of Solomon Islands. ERG is an important strength of CSSI in cooperate with the RSIPF in any emergency situations for the safety and security of Solomon Islands”.
“You are professional in your field and most of you have attended different trainings and have a good foundation in exchange with my professional and special team”. Commissioner Guangbao expressed to ERG personnel’s.
“I believe that through the training and exchange, your technical skills and tactics, operational capability and cooperation will be improved evidently”, says Guangbao
“Upon arrival, China Police Liaison Team have developed a very good cooperation with MPNS&CS and RSIPF and today, I am very pleased to have partnership with ‘CSSI’”, says Guangbao.
Guangbao highlights to CSSI Executives and ERG personnel’s that the Ministry of Public Security of China and MPNS&CS of Solomon Islands has held a virtual meeting with the Party Secretary of CPC Committee and Executive Vice Minister Mr. WangXiaohong and Hon. Minister Mr. Anthony Veke attended the virtual meeting and signed the MOU between the two Ministries, laid a good foundation of bilateral law enforcement cooperation.
Commissioner Guangbao adds in the coming days, China Police Liaison Team will uphold the spirit of “transparency, inclusiveness, professionalism, and high-efficiency” for the purpose of friendship and goodwill, support RSIPF and CSSI to strengthen capacity building and maintain peace and security in Solomon Islands, promote long and stable bilateral law enforcement cooperation and make Solomon Islands truly safe, happy and prosperous.
Supervising Deputy Commissioner Administration Mrs Needy Topue on behalf of the Commissioner of the Correctional Services Solomon Islands and his Executive do officiate the official opening of another intensive yet significant training for the CSSI ERG training program.
“Capacity development has been and ongoing key priority area for the two agencies RSIPF and CSSI”.
“Learning is a process to which you are here today and for the next two weeks to grow and build on to your skills set to deliver your service to this nation Solomon Islands in providing security and maintaining public order. You are expected to display and prove yourself with the highest standards, integrity, professionalism and discipline”, says Topue.
“You are being selected to attend this training because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord, to be able respond to and manage efficiently and effectively on emergency situations in our beloved nation Solomon Islands”, says Topue
She adds today we witness a changing environment impacting on our two agencies’ capacity and capability thus, this training will prepare us to embrace what is ahead of us. I would like to say to the participants and all of us, that the challenges we face are real. They are serious and they are many. They will not be met easily or in a short span of time.
Deputy Commissioner Administration Mrs Topue thanked the PRC Chancellor, Commissioner China Police Liaison Team and Members of your Executive for your service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation shown through such bilateral partnerships.
“It is indeed an added value to both the RSIPF and CSSI to up skill and build the necessary capacity and capability needed to meet the ongoing developments and environment changes to our organisations and workforce”.
Deputy Commissioner Administration highly appreciates and thank the Commissioner RSIPF and his Executive for providing the opportunity to allow the CSSI Emergency Response Group to merge and form part of this training program.