28 January 2013

Rwanda, Uganda Police Chiefs Meet Over Bilateral Cooperation

Rwanda and Uganda Police forces, yesterday, met in Kabale, Uganda, to review the implementation of the bilateral cooperation and recommendations agreed upon by the two forces in the fight against transnational crimes and border security.

The meeting chaired by the two Inspector General of Police-Emmanuel Gasana and his Ugandan counterpart, Lt. Gen Kale Kayihura-follows two others in Uganda and Rwanda in May and August last year, respectively, which recommended cooperation in key security areas such as exchange programmes, training, joint operations and timely exchange of information.

"We have been able to share, train and cooperate in fighting cross-border crimes and we are in control," Gasana said.

The two chiefs agreed on the extension of Interpol communication tool at Gatuna and Kagitumba borders and to set up a committee to handle traffic safety.

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