CROWN PRINCE ATTENDS POLICE DAY CEREMONY
Belgrade, 28 May 2007 – His Royal Highness Crown Prince
Alexander II attended yesterday the ceremony marking the Ministry of Internal
Affairs Day and the Serbian Police Day at the Makiš training centre in Belgrade.
Preceding the ceremony, the Minister of Internal Affairs
Dragan Jocic laid a wreath of flowers at the Ministry building, on which is a
plaque dedicated to Jakov Nenadovic, the first Minister of Internal Affairs in
modern Serbian history. He also laid wreaths at the Cukur cesma monument.
Minister of Internal Affairs Dragan Jocic said that the
reformed police will continue to battle organized crime and will reduce it to a
level which would not be threatening the state. He added that the police forces
in Serbia are deeply involved in the reform process, and that the police will
serve the citizens of Serbia.
HE Dr. Vojislav Kostunica, Prime Minister of Serbia, HE Mr.
Bozidar Djelic, Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Rade Bulatovic, Director of BIA,
Ministers, Serbian Orthodox Church leaders, Army representatives and members of
the Diplomatic Corps, as well as the large number of citizens, were all present
at the event.
The most interesting part of the ceremony was the
demonstration of police training, counter-terrorism, martial arts skills and the
show of modern police equipment, machinery, and vehicles.