The Ghana Police Service and the Canadian High Commission have discussed matters of bilateral co-operation between them. The Canadian High Commission pledged to assist the Ghana Police Service in areas of the Service’s prior interest, to support the development of the Police.
On an official visit to the Police Headquarters, the Canadian High Commissioner, Her Excellency Madam Heather Cameron encouraged the Police Service to “just reach out to us if you have any needs”.
Tracing the relationship between Ghana and Canada to some hundred years back, Madam Cameron underscored the need for a strengthened relationship between the two Commonwealth nations, saying that they have each other’s interest to cater for. She also revealed that the Canadian Government has made a renewed commitment to peacekeeping in Africa, emphasizing that “we will be happy to work with the Ghana Police “.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. David Asante-Apeatu, on his part expressed his gratitude to the High Commission for its support to the Police over the years, assuring the officials of Police co-operation.
He solicited the support of the Canadian Government in the area of capacity building for the personnel to enable the Service build a world class Police Institution capable of delivering a first class service.
Mr. Asante-Apeatu also offered to put the services of the Police at the disposal of the High Commissions in the fight against trans-national crimes.
In attendance at the meeting were the members of the Police Management Board.
[CEPHAS ARTHUR] SUPT.