The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has received a quantity of face masks donated by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, His Excellency, Moonup Sung. The masks were donated at a brief handover ceremony at the Police Academy, Samaan Drive, St James, on Wednesday.
His Excellency Moonup Sung said “It was an honour to donate the face masks, as part of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be used by TTPS during this pandemic. This donation is a symbol of the friendship between the people of the Republic of Korea and the people of Trinidad and Tobago, as both countries respond and collaborate to the global crisis”.
He added,” It is my hope that the face masks will help all officers working on the frontline”.
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Beverly Lewis, accepted the masks on behalf of the Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith and the TTPS’ Executive Team. DCP Lewis expressed her gratitude for the timely donation of the masks which will greatly benefit the trainees and members of staff at the Police Academy.
Also in attendance were Superintendent Andre Norton, Dr, Simon Alexis, Provost, Police Academy; Mr. Nizam Ali, Dean Faculty of Advance Law Enforcement Education and Training, and Senior Researcher, Dr. Kyungeun Park.