Government Policy

KOICA to support police for capacity building: IGP

DHAKA, Mar 15, 2017 (BSS) - Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque today said the Korean cooperation agency expressed its interest to support police for enhancing capacity aimed at combating terrorism.

"The KOICA (Korean International Cooperation Agency) also established forensic laboratory along with provided training to police for enhancing capacity," he said this after a call on with a Korean delegation at Police Headquarters Office in the city.

The Korean delegation led by Korean Ambassador in Dhaka AHN Seong-doo, while Joe Hyungue, country director of KOICA, Bangladesh Office was present.

The IGP said that South Korean envoy also agreed to provide cooperation to Bangladesh alongside building capacity, adding, "Ambassador AHN Seong-doo also appreciated Bangladesh police for holding the first ever international police conference a successful."

Bangladesh Police is dealing with cybercrime from inside and outside of the country and KOICA is supporting police in developing the capacity, he added.

During the meeting Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, Police Headquarters M Moniruzzaman was present.

Later AKM Shahidul Hoque handed crest and gifts over to the envoy and the KOICA official.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)