CoP Receives Courtesy Call from New Chinese Ambassador

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CoP Receives Courtesy Call from New Chinese Ambassador

Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, today received a courtesy call from newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency, Feng Qui.

This meeting took place at the Office of the Commissioner of Police, on Wednesday 23rd December, 2020, at the Police Administration Building, Port of Spain.

His Excellency Qui conveyed greetings from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to Commissioner Griffith, noting that his leadership and professional demeanour are spoken of highly in Beijing and he is very popular among the diplomatic corps and various Ministries.

Discussions centered on continued cooperation and exchanges between the two countries in the areas of security, policing, training, technology, equipment, and technical assistance.

Commissioner Griffith, in welcoming Ambassador Qui to Trinidad and Tobago, assured him that the safety and security of all Chinese nationals are of high priority for the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS). He informed Ambassador Qui that he can contact the Command Centre if he had information about any criminal activities being perpetrated against Chinese nationals or even the Embassy.

Ambassador Qui, meanwhile, informed Commissioner Griffith of Beijing’s keen interest in strengthening bilateral relations with Trinidad and Tobago, as well as boosting relations with the TTPS. He also extended an invitation to Commissioner Griffith to visit China in the near future, so he can observe the operations of the police service in his home country.
Commissioner Griffith and Ambassador Qui also exchanged gifts during their meeting.