On February 8th, EUCAP Nestor Training and Maritime Advisors met the Police Commissioner, the Deputy Police Commissioner of the Somali Police Force (SPF) General Bashir and the Head of the Maritime Police Unit (MPU) at the MPU HQ. On that occasion, EUCAP Nestor’s experts joined their interlocutors in a meeting with the Somalia Deputy Prime Minister Mohamed Omar Arte who is in charge – by Presidential mandate – for matters of National Security. The role of the ongoing mission Mentoring and Advising program and the possible future outcomes were discussed. General Bashir and the Police Commissioner mentioned the importance of EUCAP Nestor’s support on Law Enforcement capacity building.
The Deputy Prime Minister stressed the role of the International Community in enhancing SPF capabilities and praised EUCAP Nestor’s engagement in the delicate Somali security environment.