Twenty-five patrol vehicles were
delivered to Police Regional Office 7 on October, 2018. These 25 are part of the
130 patrol vehicles donated by the Republic of Korea as one of the ODA projects
for strengthening the investigation capacity of the Philippine National Police.
The Police Regional Office 7
headed by the Regional Director, Police Señior Superintendent Debold Sinas hosted the
blessing and turnover ceremony of the vehicles last October 15, 2018, Monday at 7:30 in the morning at the PRO7 Parade
Ground, Camp Sergio Osmeña, Sr., Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City.
Consul General OH Sung Yong of the
Consulate of the Republic of Korea in Cebu graced the ceremony as the guest of
honor and speaker. He highlighted in his speech, “I am sure that these vehicles
will be used as an instrument to strengthen the safety and security in Metro
Cebu. I believe that this will attract more Korean tourists and investors and
eventually, it will boost the economy of Central Visayas”.
The vehicles will be distributed
to police offices in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu.
The above-mentioned ODA project is
worth 6.6 million US dollars which includes the following: