As part of his visit to Germany, President Mohamed Nasheed met with Chief Director of German Police, Günther Freisleben yesterday.

President highlighted the need to rebuild and train qualified police force in the Maldives. He said German experience could help the Maldives build a qualified police force and sought assistance to train Maldivian police.

He further said the main areas of concern in the Maldives were religious radicalism and drug related offences as well as juvenile delinquency.

President also spoke on the importance of making the Maldives police force more people and community friendly.

Discussions at the meeting were held on how German Police can work with the Maldives in providing assistance.