THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Executive with the company of Chinese Embassy Officials and China Police Liaison Team (CPLT), visited the 2023 Pacific Games Stadium Project built by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) and the Solomon Islands National University Dormitory Buildings Project built by JiangSu Provincial Construction Group Corporation (JPC).
RSIPF executives led by Assistant Commissioner Simpson Pogeava visited the Construction sites on 21 December 2022.
During the field visit, RSIPF senior officers acknowledged that CCECC and JPC actively help local residents by providing employment opportunities and being friendly to those living around the construction area.
Assistant Commissioner Simpson Pogeava said, “I am happy to have the opportunity to see the progress made for the construction of the stadium and dormitory buildings which will offer great support for the 2023 Pacific Games. We are very proud to see that Solomon Islands will have best sports facilities in the region and RSIPF will continue to secure the project.”
AC Pogeava said he was also pleased to hear that CCECC and JPC made great contributions to the nation as well as to the local people and reaffirmed the importance of police assistance to CCECC and JPC and instructed Central Police and Guadalcanal Police to provide security support to CCECC and JPC to ensure the projects are safe.
The Chinese Embassy Economic and Commercial Counsellor, Ms GONG Rui who accompanied the RSIPF delegation said, “These two projects are among several ongoing projects provided by China which are of great importance for the 2023 Pacific Games.”
“With the relationship developing between China and Solomon Islands, there will be more projects coming covering more areas such as medical and agricultural fields which will bring benefits to the local people and the government of the Solomon Islands in the long run,” she added.
During the visit, the team leaders and the management team of both construction groups highly appreciated the support of RSIPF to quickly respond to cases that happened on the construction sites and dispatching officers to patrol and maintain safety and security on the project sites.
China Police Liaison Team led by Commissioner ZHANG Guangbao coordinated and facilitated the visiting programme.