The Project for Procurement of Police Vehicles for Ministry of Police, Prisons and Corrections (February 2, 2024)

New funded vehicles under Japan’s GGP
Cutting of the ribbon by Ambassador and Minister of Police, Prisons and Corrections
Ambassador with the distinguished guests and police officers
A handover ceremony for ten new vehicles was held at the Samoa Police Headquarters on 2 February, attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Samoa, H.E. Mr. SENTA Keisuke, Minister of Police, Prisons and Corrections, Hon. Faualo Harry Jeffrey Schuster, diplomatic corps and distinguished guests, marking a milestone in the ongoing partnership between Japan and Samoa. Japan is proud to extend this support through the Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects valued at USD353,988 (approximately SAT948,000). The reliable and robust vehicles consisting of ten Toyota Landcruisers are equipped to meet the demanding needs of law enforcement, enabling the Samoa Police to respond swiftly and effectively to various situations. Furthermore, Japan understands the financial challenges faced by the Ministry in maintaining and upgrading their fleet. The assistance provided, is aimed at alleviating some of these maintenance costs, allowing the Ministry to allocate resources to other crucial aspects of their operations. Japan’s GGP programme embodies Japan’s commitment to fostering human security and addressing symbol of cooperation between Japan and Samoa, working together towards a safer and more secure future for all the people of Samoa.