CP attends 90th INTERPOL General Assembly in New Delhi (with photo)

     The Commissioner of Police, Mr Siu Chak-yee, led a seven-member delegation to attend the 90th INTERPOL General Assembly in New Delhi, India from October 18 to 21.

     The governing body of INTERPOL, the General Assembly, meets once a year to discuss and endorse major policy decisions concerning INTERPOL. Over 720 senior law enforcement officers from 166 member countries took part in the General Assembly.
     Led by Mr Siu, the Hong Kong Police delegation is part of the Mainland delegation headed by the Head of the International Cooperation Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security, Mr Hu Binchen. Members of the Hong Kong Police delegation include the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Management), Mr Chow Yat-ming; Director of Crime and Security, Mr Yip Wan-lung; and Senior Superintendent of Liaison Bureau, Mr Chan Rock-sang.

     In the General Assembly, delegates discussed and endorsed a series of measures that have strengthened the INTERPOL organisation to better serve the member states and reinforced partnerships, which would continue to enhance the capabilities of INTERPOL in its response to cross-boundary crimes. Mr Siu addressed the General Assembly, summing up the past contribution of the Hong Kong Police Force in combatting transnational technology crimes and economic crimes, and reiterating the importance of international cooperation amongst law enforcement agencies and relevant stakeholders.    

     Meanwhile, Mr Siu also had bilateral meetings with the representatives from Australia, Cambodia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, and Sweden to discuss issues on combatting transnational crime, particularly in the fields of technology crime, money laundering, and financial investigation. Issues surrounding international cooperation and personnel training across ranks were discussed.

Ends/Friday, October 21, 2022
Issued at HKT 18:01