LOOK: PNP gets bomb suits, shields, helmets from Japan
By Daphne Galvez
INQUIRER.net
February 12, 2019 at 10:16 am
LOOK: PNP gets bomb suits, shields, helmets from Japan

A police officer helps a member of the PNP bomb squad try on one of six bomb suits donated by Japan to the Philippines on Feb. 12, 2019, in Camp Crame in Quezon City. PHOTO FROM PNP PIO

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday received six bomb suits, six ballistic shields, 440 bulletproof vests, 440 ballistic helmets donated by the Japanese government.

Japanese Ambassador Koji Hameda turned over the equipment during a ceremonial rite at the PNP headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City.

The donations were made under the Japan Grant Aid for Economic and Social Development Program.

The equipment would be used by policemen involved in anti-terror operations. /cbb

LOOK: PNP gets bomb suits, shields, helmets from Japan

PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde (right) receives from Japanese Ambassador Kohi Hameda on Feb. 12, 2019, the donation of bomb and other safety equipment given by Japan to the Philippine police force. PNP PIO PHOTO

LOOK: PNP gets bomb suits, shields, helmets from Japan

The bomb and other safety equipment donated by Japan to the PNP are displayed during turnover ceremonies in Camp Crame on Feb. 12, 2019. PNP PIO PHOTO

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