Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Police Director General Oscar D. Albayalde headed the Philippine delegation to the 38th ASEAN National Police (ASEANAPOL) Conference held at International Convention Centre (ICC) in Bandar Seri Begawan from September 03 to 05, 2018.
His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and Inspector General of the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), graced the Opening Ceremony of the 38th ASEANAPOL Conference on September 04. His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Deputy Inspector General of the RBPF was also present during the ceremony. Philippine Embassy in Brunei Darussalam Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Pete Raymond V. Delfin also attended the event along with other Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Brunei.
The highlights of the 38th ASEANAPOL Conference included the introduction to His Majesty The Sultan of the Heads of Delegations (HoDs) of ASEAN Member States (AMS), Dialogue Partners, and Observers; the Opening Ceremony graced by His Majesty The Sultan; HoDs Discussion Forums among AMS and with Dialogue Partners; signing of the 38th ASEANAPOL Joint Communique which incorporates fourteen (14) adopted resolutions and new proposals; and the 38th ASEANAPOL Conference Gala Dinner.
The members of the Philippine delegation to the 38th ASEANAPOL Conference included PNP Director for Plans and Deputy Head of the Philippine Delegation Police Director Edwin C. Roque; PNP Director for Investigation and Detective Management Police Director Elmo Francis O. Sarona; PNP Executive Officer of the Directorate for Intelligence Police Chief Superintendent Ferdinand O. Divina; PNP Chief of Intelligence Research Center of the Directorate for Intelligence Police Senior Superintendent Celso L. Bael; PNP Director for Logistics Police Director Jose Ma. Victor F. Ramos; PNP Secretary of the Directorial Staff Police Chief Superintendent Israel Ephraim T. Dickson; PNP Aviation Security (AVSEC) Group Police Senior Superintendent Mattheau P. Baccay; PNP Budget Officer of the Directorate for Logistics Police Senior Superintendent Jose Melecio Nartatez Jr.; Aide-De-Camp to the Chief of PNP Police Chief Inspector Benjamin B. Calugtong, Jr.; PNP Action Police Non-Commissioned Officer at the Inter-Agency and International Affairs Division of the Directorate for Plans Senior Police Officer 3 Normandy F. Reyes; PNP Assistant Chief of the Case Monitoring Division of the Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management Myla B. Dy; PNP Planning Officer III and Chief of the ASEANAPOL Section of the Inter-Agency and International Affairs Division of the Directorate for Plans Josephine S. Quieta; and PNP Group Analyst of the Intelligence Research Center of the Directorate for Intelligence Kevin John M. Batan.
Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Delfin and Philippine Embassy’s Defense and Armed Forces Attaché Col. Jose Ricky A. Laniog welcomed the Philippine delegation upon their arrival in Bandar Seri Begawan on September 02.
The 39th ASEANAPOL Conference will be held in Vietnam in 2019. END