The Police and military forces have tightened security measures in this city in preparation for the country’s hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit 2015 next week in Metro Manila.
This developed as the Philippine National Police (PNP) has finalized the security measures for delegates of the APEC Leaders’
next week, placing
the entire country under high alert status to prevent APEC spoilers in the
Senior Supt. Angelito Casimiro,
police director, said the personnel of the Regional Public Safety Battalion
(RPSB) had to undergo periodic training last Saturday as part of the security
preparations for the APEC Forum that will bring world leaders to the country. Zamboanga City
Casimiro said the training was conducted at
Park in ,
where RPSB personnel were taught the proper way of handling bombs and other
explosives, using the bomb suit. Mount Abong-Abong
“We are hardening the city’s security by doing the periodic training in preparation for the APEC on Sept. 18-19,” Casimiro said.
He said the security preparations started late last year, and is now in full swing as APEC summit nears.