Limassol will this week host the 21st International Police Association (IPA) conference with participants arriving from 65 countries, it was announced on Monday.
The opening ceremony will take place on Wednesday morning and will be addressed by the Cyprus National IPA President Michael Odysseos, Police Chief Zacharias Chrysostomou, the Mayor of Limassol Andreas Christou, the IPA International President Pierre-Martin Moulin and Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou.
Odysseos told CNA that 65 delegates, 85 observers and 110 visitors from 65 countries had registered to attend.
He noted that the agenda of the congress includes reports of the IPA`s subcommittees on administrative issues, social issues, cultural issues and international organisations. ‘Public relations and the Police’ will be discussed focusing on the police attitudes and behaviour towards citizens.
On Tuesday members of the IPA Permanent Executive Bureau will meet to discuss the agenda of the congress, that will wrap up on Saturday with a gala dinner.
IPA is a non-governmental organisation with 66 member countries, comprising 400,500 members. (CNA)