The Government of the Republic of Korea has delivered criminal investigation equipment to the National Forensic Center of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia, comprising an advanced video recovery program, a video spectral comparator and IT equipment to support Serbia’s efforts to improve criminal investigation. The value of the donation is $100,000.
At the donation ceremony held on 17 December 2020, Head of Criminal Police Directorate of the Ministry of the Interior Bogdan Pušić thanked Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Serbia H.E. Hyoung-chan Choe on the donation, and pointed out that the donated equipment will help Serbia strengthen its capacities in criminal investigation.
Ambassador Choe stated that he was pleased to deliver the Korean digital video recovery program which was developed in Korea with an advanced technology along with other IT equipment and that he hoped these high-quality items would be useful for experts and investigators of the National Forensic Center of Serbia in strengthening its capacity of criminal investigation.
He further said that Korea and Serbia have continued discussion on cooperation of sharing knowledge & technology on this specialized sector in recent years including on the occasion of the Korean government delegation’s visit to Serbia in December 2018, and expressed his hope to see more diverse cooperation between the Ministries of Interior as well as the National Forensic Centers of the two countries in the years to come.
Director of the National Center for Criminal Forensics Mirko Matejić, pointed out that the donation of the Republic of Korea would improve the forensic capacities of the Ministry of the Interiorof the Republic of Serbia.