PNP-HPG to augment security patrol for Xi Jinping’s PH visit

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 03:13 PM November 17, 2018
President Duterte and China President Xi Jinping meet in Beijing. MALACAÑANG PHOTO

President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet in Beijing. MALACAÑANG PHOTO / FILE

The Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) has assigned at least 50 police personnel to escort Chinese President Xi Jinping in his two-day visit in the country.

In a text message sent to, PNP-HPG Director Chief Supt. Roberto Fajardo said on Saturday that 53 personnel would be deployed for the visit of Xi on Nov. 20 and 21.


READ: Palace: China’s Xi to visit PH on Nov 20-21

“The HPG have 53 personnel, motorcycle and mobile escort deployed / augmented to PSG [Presidential Security Group] for the visit [of the] Chinese President following PNP Police Operational Procedure on security,” Fajardo said.


The Manila City government already suspended all classes and government work in Manila in time for the arrival of the Chinese president. 

READ: No classes, gov’t work in Manila on Nov. 20 due to China’s Xi Jinping visit

Xi’s visit in the country next week will be the first state visit of a Chinese president in 13 years. /jpv

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