Colombo: Indian High Commission. A team of Sri Lankan Police Officers participated in a comprehensive training program on Road Safety and Traffic Management in India from 3rd -14th September at the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) in Faridabad. 15 officers, in the ranks of CI, IP, SI, and Sergeant were participating in the programme.
The training programme has been fully-funded by the Indian Government including air travel and accommodation, as a gesture of strengthening people-to-people contact between India and Sri Lanka.
Several other training programmes such as Crime Scene Management and CCTV Analysis, Expert Testimony on Criminal Trial, Forensic Science, Cyber Forensics, and a seminar on Financial Crime, have been organised by India for Sri Lanka’s Police Force this year.
The Institute of Road Traffic Education was founded in 1991, and is an active member of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and the Commission for Global Road Safety. It is recognized as a centre for road safety research and analysis, working towards the development of traffic management systems that can be implemented in India and other countries.