by Fabian Hakalits – EM TV News, Port Moresby
Police Commissioner, Gary Baki, led a delegation from the Papua New Guinea Police Constabulary to the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.
The delegation arrived in Buka today to participate in a week long meeting that will proceed in Buka on Monday next week.
The meeting is hosted by the Bougainville Police Service.
Bougainville Police Service Assistant Police Commissioner, Francis Tokura, in an earlier interview with EMTV News said that the meeting is important because it will discuss policing and referendum.
“Law and order are critical components of the Bougainville Peace Agreement. This meeting is very important as it will discuss key issues concerning policing and referendum. How policing is important in this period, when Bougainville is heading towards referendum,” Tokura said.
ACP Tokura said the Bougainville Police Service have a role to play in making sure that the pillar is achieved and will work together with the people of Bougainville to ensure it’s achieved.
“We need to also work together with factions, like, Papala’s so called King, Noah Musingku, to ensure, we follow the same and right pathway,” ACP Tokura said.
Law and order is a pillar of the Bougainville Peace Agreement.