Addu City, Maldives – Chief Superintendent of Police Ahmed Shifan was appointed as the head of the National College of Policing and Law Enforcement located in Addu City on Tuesday.
Prior to his appointment, Chief Superintendent Shifan was the head of Malé Area 1 of the Malé City Police. Shifan also acted as the South Division Commander for the Southern Area police encompassing Addu and Fuvahmulah City.
The National College of Policing and Law Enforcement is being developed under the assistance of the Indian government, and the initial developmental work of the academy began in 2017, contracted to Sri Avantika Contractors.
The entire complex for which the Indian government is expected to spend USD 18 million will have modern accommodation blocks, a medical clinic, a PT ground, a helipad, a training centre, a gym that can accommodate 800 people, as well as a football ground and a basketball ground. Additionally, it will also be equipped with a 400-metre track, an auditorium accommodating 340 people and eight classrooms accommodating 40 people each.