PNP Chief flies to Colombia for conference on terrorism, drugs

PNP Chief, Director General Ronald M Dela Rosa heads a 3-man PNP delegation to the Counterterrorism and Counternarcotics Exchange conference in Bogota, Colombia organized by the US Department of State.

Police Deputy Director General Francisco A. Uyami Jr, has been designated PNP Officer-in-Charge during the absence of Dela Rosa effective September 19-23, 2016

The PNP delegation left the country via regular commercial flight on Sunday evening.

High in the agenda of the conference are regional issues and concerns on emerging terrorist threats, including narco-terrorism and transnational drug trafficking.

The other members of the PNP delegation are: Police Director Fernando Mendez Jr., PNP Director for Personnel and Records Management (DPRM) and Senior Superintendent Alden Delvo, Senior Executive Assistant (SEA).

Police Chief Superintendent Wilson Caubat was designated OIC, DPRM during Mendez' absence.

The Office of Regional Affairs of the Embassy of the United States extended the invitation for the PNP to send a delegation in this international conference.

The PNP delegation will return on Saturday.

Source: Philippine Information Agency

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