AFP chief affirms stronger partnership with PNP

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Cirilito Sobejana guaranteed a stronger partnership with the Philippine National Police (PNP) during his visit to the PNP National Headquarters, Camp Crame, Quezon City on Wednesday, May 05.

“As security institutions with several mandates, common goals and shared aspirations for peace, stability and progress of our country as well as welfare of our people, it is only imperative that we strengthen the cooperation and partnership between our two organizations,” General Sobejana said.

Present in the event were PNP Chief PGen Debold Sinas, The Deputy Chief for Administration PLtGen Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, The Deputy Chief of Staff, AFP VAdm Erick Kagaoan and other key AFP and PNP officers.

The purpose of CSAFP’s visit was to have fruitful exchange of ideas to strengthen AFP-PNP relationship. General Sobejana also took advantage of the opportunity to extend his best wishes to PGen Sinas on his upcoming retirement and congratulate him on his successful stint as Chief, PNP.

“He may not change the course of events but as we can see, PGen Sinas made his presence felt as he remarkably led the PNP to surpass the challenges and remain steadfast and committed in serving the Filipino people,” General Sobejana said.

General Sobejana expressed his gratitude towards the PNP for their support and cooperation in peace and security efforts. He attributed all the accomplishments to their seamless convergence and harmonious relationship.

“It is indeed crucial that we come together so that we can provide unified and synchronized efforts that will pave way for the accomplishments of our respective missions, in particular for the success and sustainment of the AFP-PNP Joint Operations,” the AFP Chief stated.

The AFP Chief commended the PNP for remaining in top form and exemplifying the level of productivity and resolve the people expect from the police force as he assured continuous support from the AFP.

“The AFP is eager to maintain and continue collaborative engagement with the PNP as the military’s much valued counterparts,” he said. AFP.MIL.PH