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China pledges more support to LNP

The Government of China through its Ministry of Public Security has pledged to continue assisting the Liberia National Police (LNP) to provide professional police service to the people of Liberia, and wants the police continue to protect Chinese investment and citizens in Liberia.

Making the commitment at the Headquarters of the Liberia National Police on Thursday, 30 November, China’s Deputy Inspector General for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Public security, LI LI informed LNP Inspector General Col. Gregory Coleman that her government will continue to assist with the training of the LNP Form Police Unit, and promised international training opportunities for officers of the LNP to China.

Madam LI LI says following the departure of the Chinese Form Police Unit (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 expresses delight over the level of cooperation between the Liberia National Police 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 LNP to include uniforms for Liberia’s Form Police Unit, three vehicles, and several motorbikes, among others.

In response, Liberia’s Inspector General of Police Col. Gregory Coleman expresses gratitude to the government and people of China for the level of contributions they continue to make to the Liberia National Police, describing the Chinese as a reliable partner.

IGP Coleman assures the delegation of full protection for all foreign national to include all Chinese residing in Liberia in line with the laws of Liberia, which call for equal protection.

He lauds 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.–Press release

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