Commissioner of Police Eddie Yome and Chief Inspector Edgar Lopez recently attended the 85th Interpol General Assembly held in Indonesia. Under tight security from several hundred officers, the host nation provided a secure environment for 830 delegates from 164 countries, including countries’ national police chiefs, to meet for four days under the theme of “Identifying and meeting member countries’ security needs in the face of an ever- changing threat landscape.”
The Department of Education, in conjunction with the Kusuma Trust and the Gibraltar University, recently hosted a 3-day in-service on Computer Science.
The Government has brought an action seeking the annulment of a decision taken by the European Commission on the practice of tax rulings in Gibraltar. It did so on Wednesday of last week by means of an application lodged with the European Court in Luxembourg.
The Gibraltar Tourist Board exhibited at the 37th annual World Travel Market in London from 7-9 November. WTM is the leading global event for the international travel industry and a unique opportunity for tourist trade representatives from across the world to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business.
During the Chief Minister’s speech at the opening of the IBIA Annual Convention on Wednesday he announced that the Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) has joined the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF). Speaking to over 150 delegates at the opening of the International Bunker Industry Association's annual convention at the Sunborn, the Chief Minister stated that he was delighted to see the port playing its part in this exciting development in the shipping world.