Police receives grant of BZ$100,000.00 from Taiwan Print E-mail
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Thursday, 14 September 2017 00:00

On 7th September, the Government of Belize and the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) signed a Cooperation Agreement aimed at developing police cooperation and combating transnational crimes.

Signing on behalf of the Government of Belize was Minister of Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs, Hon. Wilfred Elrington, and on behalf of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) was Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Belize, His Excellency Charles K. Y. Liu.

The Agreement sets out the framework for police cooperation between both governments. The scope of cooperation includes the exchange of personnel visiting for study and training programs, sharing of information in the area of law enforcement, cooperation in combating transnational crimes and the implementation of other areas of cooperation.

Ambassador Liu also presented a cheque of BZ$100,000.00 to Hon. Wilfred Elrington for the Belize Police Department.  This grant is for supporting the Communication Pilot Project of the Belize Police Department to upgrade the existing communication system. The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has been one of Belize’s foremost development partners in a wide array of fields.

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