Camp BGen Rafael T Crame, Quezon City- In an effort to strengthen bilateral relations and cultural exchanges, the Consul General Counselor of the Embassy of The People’s Republic of China to the Philippines paid a significant visit to the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP AKG) on October 13, 2023, at about 2:00 PM.

During the visit, the esteemed Consul General Counselor, Mr. Wang Yue together with the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce Industry Incorporated led by President Dr. Cecilio Pedro, a representative from Manila Overseas Chinese Service Center and from Chiang Kai Shek College engaged in fruitful discussions with the officials of PNP AKG, aiming to boost cooperation in combating kidnapping cases and improving security measures.

Amidst the visit, an exciting and groundbreaking event also took place at the PNP AKG premises. With the vision of fostering cultural understanding and bridging language gaps, a Chinese Language Course was officially inaugurated. The course aims to equip PNP AKG personnel with essential language skills to better and effectively communicate with the kidnap victims especially Chinese Nationals who are sadly targeted more often.

The Chinese Language Course entails a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide PNP AKG personnel with a solid foundation in Mandarin, as well as insights into Chinese customs, etiquette, and cultural nuances. By offering this course, PNP AKG is taking proactive steps to enhance its capabilities and create an inclusive environment suited for intensifying collaboration in law enforcement between China and the Philippines.

As the course progresses, PNP AKG personnel will have the opportunity to delve deep into the Chinese language and immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Chinese culture. It is envisaged that this venture will strengthen bilateral cooperation in combating crimes, particularly those related to kidnapping.

With the successful visit of Mr. Wang Yue, this milestone event will undoubtedly inspire further cooperation in various fields between the Philippines and China. The inauguration of the Chinese Language Course serves as a remarkable testament to the commitment of both nations to fostering stronger ties and harmonious relations.

The PNP AKG, fueled by its continuous pursuit of excellence, hopes that this newly established language course will pave the way for more collective ventures and contribute to the safety and security of the two nations.