outbrain
Close  

EU donates new equipment to boost BI’s border security mission

/ 04:22 PM June 26, 2018

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has received from the European Union (EU) brand-new equipment and gadgets to boost its border patrol mission and prevent the entry of undesirable aliens.

Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said the donated equipment were turned over to the BI during the flag raising ceremony at Malacañang on Monday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Morente said the more than 30 electronic devices and computer equipment will be used by the BI’s Interpol unit to “enhance border security and bolster the ability to prevent the entry of undesirable aliens.”

Lawyer Rommel Tacorda, BI-Interpol Chief, said the donation is part of the EU-ASEAN Migration and Border Management Programe II which was launched by the EU to assist operating Interpol units across Southeast Asia.

FEATURED STORIES

“This project, through the Philippine Center on Transnational Crime-Interpol National Central Bureau Manila, aims to support ASEAN in its integration process and strengthen networks and cooperation between and among law enforcement agencies in the region,” Tacorda said.   /muf     Syrah Vivien Inocencio/INQUIRER.net intern

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: BI, border security, EU, Interpol
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.