Hi-tech equipment important for police: senior leader

09:41, April 25, 2010      

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A senior leader with the Communist Party of China (CPC) has urged China's police equipment to be updated to better safeguard national security and social stability.

Zhou Yongkang(C),a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China,also secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the CPC Central Committee,visits the 5th China international police equipment fair in Beijing,April 23,2010.(Xinhua/Li Xueren)

Zhou Yongkang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks when visiting the China International Exhibition on Police Equipment in Beijing Friday.

"It is necessary to closely follow new police equipment developments worldwide, learning about advanced technologies abroad and accelerating import of sophisticated, practical scientific achievements and relevant application to better handle complicated situations, public incidents and natural disasters in China," Zhou said.

While emphasizing the importance of training of personnel with skills, Zhou called for greater efforts in research and development of new police equipment with China's own intellectual property rights, and in speeding up modernization of police equipment.

He said that having modern police equipment was an important symbol for overall police strength.

The exhibition, held by the Ministry of Public Security at the Beijing Exhibition Center from Wednesday to Saturday, attracted more than 300 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions in attendance.

Source: Xinhua


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