MANILA, Philippines, Jan 28 (NNN-PNA) - The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines donated 50 units of eco-friendly electric motorcycles, to Manila Police District (MPD) on Monday (today), to help the local police force.
During the ceremony, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines, Zhao Jianhua, Director of the MPD, Vicente Danao and Manila Mayor, Joseph Estrada, witnessed the turn-over of 50 brand-new e-motorcycles.
"I take joy in the turn-over of the 50 units electric motorcycles, donated by the Chinese embassy to the Manila government and its law enforcers, as a gift and a token of our long-standing friendship," Zhao said, adding that, these eco-friendly motorcycles would effectively assist in the capacity building of the Manila police.
"We have every reason to expect even greater development of the practical cooperation between the two countries in various sectors, such as infrastructure, agriculture, trade, security, which is bound to bring more tangible benefits to the two peoples in the days to come," he said.
At the ceremony, Zhao expressed his condolences and sympathies to the families of those killed and wounded, in the twin explosions at a church in the conflict-plagued Sulu province, of the southern Philippines on Sunday.
Estrada, who is also the former Philippine president, on behalf of Manila city, showed his gratitude to the Chinese embassy as well as the Chinese people.
"This donation will be of great benefit to our Manila Police District, and will add to their capabilities in patrolling our streets, preventing criminal activity and securing the safety of the public," he said.-- NNN-PNA
Source: Nam News Network