O Ambassador of Portugal to Guinea-Bissau, José Rui Velez Caroço stressed that “cooperation in the police and security area is extraordinarily important in light of the general bilateral cooperation that Portugal has with Guinea-Bissau”, referring to the strategic cooperation program signed between the two countries in January 2021.
“One cannot specifically address the preservation and preservation of the Law, the defense of human rights, the security sector is absolutely fundamental and as forces of the State of force, as competent authorities of Guinea-Bissau, being of human and human resources adequately improvement for that purpose”, he said.
The liaison officer of the Ministry of Internal Administration, superintendent Marco Martins, was also present at the ceremony, which is taking place at the Portuguese Cultural Centre, who explained that the partnership protocol essentially consists of training and training and will also include in the area of partnership aid and civil protection.
“This agreement brings a new vision for the Ministry of Internal Administration to train Guinea’s security forces and services with technological tools, which can also form actions at a distance”.
The Secretary of State for Public Order, Fernando Augusto, highlighted the importance of strengthening the security sector to improve the institutional vision of the internal security sector with the response of objective targets to the phenomena that are imposed in the scope of security and international technical administration. through the improvement of the qualification level of the elements of the institutions”.
“I would like to fulfill our commitment to create services for guarantees that can be established as our security services can be more established to constitutionally fulfill the services that are conferred on them”, he added.
The ceremony also included the delivery of computer equipment to the security force so that it can access training ‘with police professionals in Portugal’.
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