On Tuesday the government of Japan has donated 56 vehicles to the Somali national police. The handover ceremony was attended by senior Somali government officials including, the Minister for security, the Chief Commander of the Somali Police, AU officials and officials from the United Nations. “We really appreciate how the government of Japan every now and then helps the Somali government on different sectors, and now it’s vehicles and soon we are expecting them to donate us police uniform and other police equipments” said Mohamed sheikh Hassan Hamud the Chief Commander of the Somali National Police. On the other hand the representative of the government of Japan to Somalia Mr. Tomohiro Tommatsu has stated a brief statement related with the donation.
“These vehicles we are donating to the Somali National Police are purposely meant to serve the Somali people and the government of Japan is always ready to assist the Somali government at every level of assistance” said Mr. Tommatsu. This is not the first time the government of Japan to donate vehicles to the Somali National Police to serve the people, there were several other occasions